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March 03, 2011 13:00 ET

GroupFlier Rolls Out Tech Cocktail, Public Texting Group to Follow SXSW Action

Becomes Official Texting App for Style X

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - At next week's South by Southwest SXSW 2011 (http://www.sxsw.com) event, attendees can follow the latest news and updates by signing up to receive text messages from Tech Cocktail, GroupFlier's newest public group texting service of curated texts. To join, people can also simply visit http://groupflier.com and click "Public Groups."

Group texting service GroupFlier (www.groupflier.com) also announced it's the official group texting app for Style X (pronounced "Style By"), connecting fashion designers and the musicians who are acting as their models at SXSW, running March 11-20, Austin, TX.

Style X includes a pop-up retail showcase that will serve as the official shopping experience of SXSW with dozens of brands from around the country bringing the latest designs in screenprinting and design, women's, menswear, streetwear, swimwear and accessories. Also, Style X will host multiple fashion shows, each celebrating a different segment of style.

"South by Southwest is a one-of-a-kind convergence of the creative industries and being connected is essential," said Joah Spearman, Style X's executive producer and co-founder. "With GroupFlier, fans of music, film, interactive and now fashion will be able to stay connected with their favorite creators and what's happening throughout the conference and festival."

To create a free texting group for South by Southwest (SXSW) and Style X, visit:
http://www.groupflier.com/stylex.html

Tech Cocktail is the third free group texting service open to the public. Most recently, the service rolled out the messaging group dubbed "Egypt4Peace," which sends SMS texts on news and tweets made by Google marketing executive and Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim.

A free service, people can join Tech Cocktail in two different ways:

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GroupFlier's mission is to empower clubs and associations of all types, through free group texting and content curation for SMS. The service is compatible with all cellphone devices and platforms, whether it be a BlackBerry, Android, iPhone or old Nokia, as well as supporting any service plans by AT&T, Verizon or a phone card. GroupFlier also offers an iPhone app for group creation. Soon to follow are more advanced iPhone, Android and RIM clients that will enable a richer information experience.

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