NEW HOPE, PA--(Marketwire - Feb 25, 2013) - MeetMe, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MEET), the public market leader for social discovery, has announced that the MeetMe service is now available in Chinese (Traditional), Russian, and Japanese languages on web and is expected to launch soon on Android and iOS devices. These three additional languages expand the service to nine language options in total, including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and German language versions that became available in the third and fourth quarters of 2012.
"We're excited to broaden our reach into Eastern Europe and parts of Asia with these three languages," said Geoff Cook, COO, MeetMe, Inc. "Just six months ago we began the internationalization of the network and in January 40.2% of monthly active users (MAU) were international compared to 29.5% in September and 16.7% in June," added Cook.
About MeetMe, Inc.
MeetMe® is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery (NYSE MKT: MEET). MeetMe makes meeting new people fun through social games and apps, monetized by both advertising and virtual currency. With 60% of traffic coming from mobile, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. The company operates MeetMe.com and MeetMe apps on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Russian and Japanese.
We define a monthly active user (MAU) as a registered user of one of our platforms who logged in and visited our websites or mobile applications within the month of measurement.
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