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August 18, 2010 13:57 ET

Vpype Brings Enhanced Social Video Capabilities to Facebook, Identifies Popular Applications

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2010) -  Vpype, a global social video company, today announced new features and enhancements to its VpypeLive Broadcaster application on Facebook. Vpype also identified its most popular social video use cases: broadcasts to promote a brand, sell a product or service, express a viewpoint or teach; video greetings; and video contests, such as vComedy and the Hollywood Screenplay Pitch Contest.

VpypeLive allows the 500 million Facebook members to tell their story with interactive, live social videos.

"With Vpype social videos you can put a face and authentic voice to your storytelling on Facebook. Rather than just posting text and static pictures, you can now record your story as a live video, broadcast to a select audience as a private broadcast or to anyone on Facebook as a public broadcast, and let your friends, family or followers know your story in your own authentic voice," said Shoieb Yunus, Vpype Founder & CEO. "Your viewers can interact with the broadcasters and participate in the conversation via text chat."

The most popular and innovative storytelling and social video applications to date are:

  • Using social video broadcasts to promote a business or brand
  • Using social video broadcasts to promote a viewpoint or a cause
  • Using social video to teach classes or webinars
  • Sending video greetings with vGreeting
  • Incorporating social video as part of a contest, such as vComedy

What's New
The VpypeLive application on Facebook consists of vBroadcast, vGreeting and vComedy and was enhanced based on user feedback. Improvements include:
1) vGreeting creates video greetings
2) An embedded player plays both recorded and live video streams
3) vBroadcast supports uploading recorded video files
4) Twitter chat support

Storytelling with Facebook Video
To add VpypeLive to your Facebook profile, go to
If you want to create a video of your story, use vBroadcast, to share a joke, use vComedy, to send a greeting, use vGreeting.

About Vpype
Vpype is a social video company committed to helping people tell their story to the world. The company was founded in 2009 by entrepreneurs with expertise in video technology, consumer and enterprise software as well as broadcasting and entertainment.

For more information, please visit:, or or follow Vpype on twitter, visit

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