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Magnify.net

May 31, 2011 10:30 ET

Magnify.net Creates Aggregated Video Platform for Internet Week New York 2011

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - For the fourth annual Internet Week New York, Magnify.net has created a unique video aggregation platform that can be found at http://video.internetweekny.com.

Steve Marchese, Executive Producer of Internet Week New York, said that inviting user-created video was core to expanding the way the community can participate in Internet Week New York. "We see our audience as very much part of the voice of Internet Week New York," said Marchese. "We know they're excited to create video at many of our over 350 events, and we want them to know we welcome their submissions."

"We wanted to be able to search the web in real time for videos tagged Internet Week New York, and to give creators the tools to upload and share video. Magnify.net has been leading the trend that embraces both Creation and Curation, and we are excited to have them as a media sponsor and technology provider," said Marchese.

"We think Internet Week New York Rocks!" said Magnify.net CEO Steven Rosenbaum. "It's a robust, diverse, growing event that just begs for video aggregation and curation." Rosenbaum said in announcing that the festival's organizers have partnered with Magnify.net to gather, filter, and curate breaking Internet Week video from across the web and provide to web viewers in real time.

The Magnify Platform will allow Internet Week New York to search video sources for relevant content to add to the Internet Week New York channel, provide its readers the opportunity to rate and share videos, and join the Internet Week New York social networking community. These features will create a more dynamic experience and promote Internet Week New York position as an ever-growing New York institution.

"This is an important partnership," said Magnify.net CEO Steven Rosenbaum. "As the noise on the web continues to grow, we're seeing algorithmic content sorting break down. Increasingly, visitors looking for information and editorial are relying on trusted sources. Internet Week New York can help filter and present the best of the best of created content around the festival's week of events."

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Magnify.net
Magnify.net is the web's largest and fastest growing video curation platform. We provide publishers like New York Magazine, as well as brands like Patagonia the tools to curate content from multiple sources; professionally produced, user-generated as well as content on popular sharing sites.

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences was founded in 1998 to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media. The Academy selects the nominees and winners for the Webby Awards.

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment
The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment consists of the Office of Film, Theater, and Broadcasting; the Office of Digital Coordination and NYC Media; and the official TV, radio, and online network of the City of New York.

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