SOURCE: UberMedia

October 26, 2011 13:41 ET Users Form More Than 4,000 Communities in First Week

More Than 15 Million "Chimes" Shared on New Interest Network

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 26, 2011) - Since UberMedia, the world's leading independent developer of feature-rich social media applications, launched its interest network last week (, consumers and brands have embraced the new platform -- forming more than 4,000 new communities and sharing more than 15 million Chimes. The beta version of debuted on October 17 with simultaneous announcements at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco and the Pivot Social Media Conference in New York City.

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"We created to enable users to surface and engage with the best content around their interests, and the enthusiastic adoption we've seen since opening the platform up last Tuesday shows that we're addressing a real need in the social media ecosystem," said Bill Gross, CEO of UberMedia. is now available in a public beta version. The final version of the interest network is scheduled for release later this year.

UberMedia ( is the world's leading independent developer of feature-rich social media applications that make it easy to publish, consume and engage, no matter who you are. With more than 6 million users of its products in both desktop and mobile environments, UberMedia's portfolio includes market-leading Twitter applications UberSocial and Echofon and the groundbreaking interest network. UberMedia is an Idealab company ( founded in 2010 and headquartered in Pasadena, Calif.

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