NEW HOPE, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/13 -- MeetMe, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MEET), the public market leader for social discovery, has announced that the MeetMe service is now available in Dutch, Turkish, Korean and Chinese (Simplified) languages on the web and is expected to launch these additional languages soon on Android and iOS devices.
MeetMe is now available in a total of 13 language options, including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Chinese (Traditional), Russian and Japanese language versions that became available in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013.
"We are pleased to have achieved the goal we set last year of launching the MeetMe service into more than a dozen languages covering the largest smartphone markets in the world," said Geoff Cook, CEO, MeetMe, Inc. "We are now focused on expanding our mobile footprint to our addressable market of 1.5 billion people aged 18 to 30."
About MeetMe, Inc.
MeetMe® is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery (NYSE MKT: MEET). MeetMe makes meeting new people fun through social games and apps, monetized by both advertising and virtual currency. With 60% of traffic coming from mobile, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. The company operates MeetMe.com and MeetMe apps on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Russian, Japanese, Dutch, Turkish and Korean.
Cautionary Note Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including statements regarding launching new languages on Android and iOS devices. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained herein, including statements regarding our expansion. The words "believe," "may," "estimate," "continue," "anticipate," "intend," "should," "plan," "could," "target," "potential," "is likely," "will," "expect" and similar expressions, as they relate to us, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward-looking statements include: the risk that unanticipated events affect the internationalization of our mobile products, issues that affect the functionality of our mobile application with popular mobile operating systems and issues the affect the launch of new languages on mobile operating systems. Further information on our risk factors is contained in our filings with the SEC, including the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. Any forward-looking statement made by us herein speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Factors or events that could cause our actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of them. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law.
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