AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 03/11/13 -- SXSW 2013 -- Givit (www.givit.com), iPhone's easiest, most intuitive and limit-free app to create, edit and share video in moments, today released a brand new social layer boasting public sharing options, genre categories, discovery and following features. This new community experience unleashes the power and influence of polished video highlights and clips in an immersive, interactive environment.
Retaining its popular options for private sharing, publication to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube as well as vast cloud storage for any type or size of video, Givit's new social community transforms the mobile video arena -- without restrictions on length, size or choice of social network.
Givit's new social features include:
•Most Requested by Users -- The Givit Social Experience - Users can now follow each-other, share socially and view trending content, while retaining options for private sharing and publication to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube •Refined and improved user interface - Givit's revamped layout makes it easier than ever to create powerful videos and share them within the app's new social community •Featured Exceptional Content - Givit's growing community of artists, musicians and talented creators are now contributing to the app's new featured content feed, a selection of the very best videos shared on Givit in a "What's Hot!" List
"Givit empowers you to choose how viral you want your video to be -- from sharing in our new public community, to friends and followers on your favorite social networks or individually to friends and family," said Greg Kostello, CEO and founder of Givit. "We've kept app's most popular features, like super-easy, fast, mobile video editing, while maintaining private sharing options and powerful cloud storage -- as always, with no limit on the length of your video."
Givit has also partnered PledgeMusic, the leading platform for indie artists and aspiring musicians to fund efforts such as music video productions, album releases or access to professional recording studios. Offering members of the PledgeMusic community access to simple mobile video editing, Givit is the perfect way for anyone to create and share amazing music videos in just moments.
For SXSW 2013, Givit has sponsored music showcase events with PledgeMusic, Sideways Media and also sponsored Leticia Wolf to attend and perform at PledgeMusic's SXSW Showcase on Friday, March 15 12:30 PM CT at the Blind Pig Rooftop on 317 E. 6th St. in Austin, TX. Enabling any artist to build their own video community right within Givit, musicians can create profiles, promote new tour dates or music via social feeds, and release music videos or pilot tracks for fans to remix, cover or share right from iPhone. The possibilities for artists to build video-powered communities to engage with their fans are endless, limited only by creativity.
Givit offers 5 GB of free cloud storage for all users, all its editing and social features are completely free and premium subscription options are available for avid users as low as $29.99 / year. For more information, visit www.givit.com.
Simple video creation, editing and sharing on iPhone is Givit's primary goal -- making it easier than ever for anyone to unleash the power of video, without restrictions to length, size or format. Backed by powerful, scalable cloud storage free to all users, Givit transforms how mobile video works, making it accessible to the masses. Backed by ATA Ventures and JK&B Ventures, the company is based in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit www.givit.com and follow the company on Twitter and Facebook.
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