Kinzin, Inc.

November 28, 2007 13:24 ET

Kinzin, Inc., the Private Site for Families, Reaches Over 550,000 Installed Users of Its "Are You Normal" Application and Signs Designer, Frank Lee, as Creative Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2007) - Kinzin, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:USS) ("Kinzin") is pleased to announce that its social networking site for families continues to experience explosive growth with its enormously popular "Are You Normal?" application, launched on October 6, 2007. Total downloads of the Kinzin application now exceed 750,000 with over 550,000 of these users electing to maintain their connection to Kinzin and participate in lively on-line discussion groups around topics best reserved for close friends and family.

Kinzin is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Lee to the position of Creative Director. Frank has designed and developed user interfaces and features for some of the most popular and successful applications in the industry. Frank was nine years at Microsoft Corp., where among other distinctions, he was one of the original team members that designed Microsoft Outlook. After four years in Microsoft Office, Frank spent five years designing consumer and family applications including MSN Premium, MSN Companion, and was part of the New Consumer Products incubation research team, tasked with generating new product ideas for home consumers. In all, his teams shipped nine major releases at Microsoft. Since 2005, Frank has built a successful design business specialized in helping startups design engaging and effective user experiences. Frank earned a BASc/EE and a P.Eng (University of Toronto), and has continued his studies in art and photography at Ryerson University, Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design, and the Ontario College of Art & Design. His photography has been featured at the Diane Farris Gallery and several publications including Let's Go Amsterdam and Lichen Arts & Letters Preview.

"We are very fortunate to have someone of Frank's caliber join our team, already bursting with talent and enthusiasm", says William Spratt, President and CEO of Kinzin. "Frank has been instrumental in the early success of the "Are You Normal?" campaign, and the beauty and innovation he weaves into his designs has an obvious appeal to our community."

About Kinzin Inc: helps close friends and families around the world create virtual private social networks for connecting, communicating, and sharing. It is an online gathering place for families that is safe and secure.

Kinzin, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Uniserve Communications Corporation. Uniserve is a publicly traded company listed on the Canadian TSX Venture exchange under the trading symbol "USS".

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On Behalf of the Board,

William Spratt, President and CEO

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  • Kinzin, Inc.
    Michael Fergusson
    Chief Products and Innovation Officer
    (604) 687-8030