FT. LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 5, 2016) - After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history left a wake of hurt, anger and sorrow within the LGBTQ community, Multimedia Platforms, Inc. (OTCQB: MMPW), the only publicly traded LGBTQ media company, today announces the launch of UniteWithOrlando.com, a special digital hub dedicated to documenting the tragedy and its aftermath.
"As an LGBTQ media company we have a unique responsibility and privilege to help eradicate hate and forge true equality," said Robert Weiss, Chief Executive Officer of Multimedia Platforms, Inc. "With the Orlando massacre now out of the headlines, we want to ensure that no one ever forgets about the countless lives impacted and how this tragedy forever changed the LGBTQ community across the nation and the world."
UniteWithOrlando.com will aggregate pertinent news and tributes from respected sources, in addition to a permanent In Memoriam section for victims, as well as an area for family and friends to share their memories and stories. Those who visit the website will be able to learn more about the individuals injured and killed on June 12, the ensuing political conversations, supportive responses from the media and personalities, and information on contributing both time and money to various outreach organizations.
"Our stories, blogs, social media postings and photographs have the power to inspire the hearts and minds of millions of people across the country," said Weiss, the CEO of Multimedia Platforms, Inc. "On behalf of the entire team at Multimedia Platforms, we offer our condolences to the family members and the community of Orlando who were impacted by this tragedy. We hope that #UniteWithOrlando will bring our community together by continuing to pay respect to the victims, survivors and their families."
Please join us and unite in solidarity. #UniteWithOrlando
About Multimedia Platforms:
Multimedia Platforms Inc. ("MMPW") is an industry-leading multimedia, technology and publishing company that delivers content and advertising to one of the most sought-after demographics in the world -- the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) population. MMPW's top brands include WiRLD.com, Frontiers magazine, Florida Agenda, FunMaps (recently rebranded as WiRLD City Guides), Guy magazine (rebranded as Next Florida) and Next magazine, representing approximately 7.5 million readers and more than 4 million unique online visitors annually. For more information please visit multimediaplatformsinc.com or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/mmpworldwideinc.
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