SOURCE: Quepasa Corporation

Quepasa Corporation

October 03, 2011 09:00 ET

Quepasa Launches Pan American Games Contest in Partnership With Hispanic Digital Media Company Terra

Newest Revenue and Content Sharing Partner of Quepasa Leverages Social Media Initiative to Engage Audience During the Coverage of Major Sporting Event

WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - Social media technology company, Quepasa Corporation (NYSE Amex: QPSA), owner of popular Latino online social network Quepasa.com and social media advertising solution Quepasa Contests, today announced the launch of the Terra Pan American Games Contest on Quepasa.com and Terra.com. The social media contest follows the recent announcement of a broader partnership between both digital companies, which made Terra the newest revenue and content sharing partner of the Quepasa Contests platform which also includes the distribution of Terra's original video content on Quepasa.com.

The Pan American Games Contest is designed to drive viral awareness of one of the most important sporting events in the Americas, the XVI Pan American Games taking place in Guadalajara from October 14th through the 30th. The Pan American Games Contest invites participants to "Tell us why your country will win at the Pan American Games" and share their entries virally for an opportunity to win a trip to the event. The participant that drives the most viral activity to his/her entry, including views, votes, comments and social shares, will win the grand prize, and ten runners-up will win jerseys of their favorite team. Terra has online distribution rights to the Pan American Games and has launched this Quepasa Contest in conjunction with their coverage of the event.

"We are thrilled to help Terra drive awareness of such an important regional event using our Quepasa Contests product," noted Quepasa CEO John Abbott. "The Quepasa Contests offering fits well with Terra's target audience and goals. We're excited to welcome Terra as both a customer and partner of this innovative product, and we look forward to reaping the benefit of a strategic partnership with such a force in Latin media."

To participate in this exciting contest, enter at http://www.terra.com/deportes/win-a-trip-to-guadalajara/ or http://www.quepasa.com/terrapanamericangamescontest/.

About Quepasa Corporation
Quepasa Corporation (NYSE Amex: QPSA) is a social media technology company focused on Latin audiences worldwide. Quepasa owns and operates Quepasa.com, a leading social networking website, Quepasa Games, a social gaming studio, and Quepasa Contests, a cross platform social media advertising solution. Quepasa brings the best of the social web to over 40 million global users, inviting them to play, flirt and win through fun and distinctly Latin online experiences. Quepasa is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida with offices in Los Angeles, California, Hermosillo, Mexico, and Curitiba, Brazil. For more information about the company, go to www.quepasacorp.com.

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