SOURCE: Pringo

June 12, 2007 11:00 ET

Social Networking Platform Pringo.com Partners With Fix8 to Unlock a New World of User-Generated Reality

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2007) - Emerging social networking company Pringo.com today announced their partnership with fix8, a new media company that provides rich, interactive media tools for user-generated content. fix8's personal video authoring and Instant Message software will add even more features to Pringo's extensive library of over 400 social networking tools. The fix8 partnership will allow Pringo's clients to unlock a whole new world of user-generated reality across their online communities, enabling users to produce and animate video content that integrates the real world with a cast of virtual characters, accessories and experiences.

Pringo.com President Gary Hall notes, "Social networking with Pringo is in a league of its own because of offerings like the amazing technology from fix8. While online communities continue to thrive in this Web 2.0 era, it is features like these that keep Pringo clients ahead of the curve. We anticipate a prosperous future with fix8 and are thrilled at the new opportunities that this partnership will create."

The increasing number of social networks poses a challenge for companies to find new and unique features for their users and fan-bases to enjoy. Pringo's extensive feature set enhances online communities and creates an interactive environment for users where they are able to communicate with others who share common interests. The addition of fix8's offerings brings a distinct element to Pringo-powered social networks and provides an incomparable experience for users, resulting in a superior outcome for clients through increased site traffic and advertising revenues.

"Social media allows users from all over the world to communicate and represent themselves in an online setting. What fix8 offers is a way for people to really personalize their presence, and then share their creativity in a community setting thanks to Pringo," said fix8 President and CEO Linh Duy Tang. "This is an ideal partnership for both parties involved."

fix8 is a free interactive communication tool that digitizes human expressions, gestures, and movements in real-time. The only requirements are a PC, a webcam, and a dash of creativity. Users can choose from an array of creative tools including avatars, creative "dress-up" accessories, flash animation and more to create videos to upload to blogs or post to video sharing sites including YouTube, MySpace and Facebook. fix8 is more than just a video creation tool -- it is the future of rich interactive communication.

ABOUT PRINGO.COM

Pringo.com was created in 2002 when two visionaries saw the potential of the Internet to be a gathering place for individuals around the world to communicate and share common interests. After collecting thousands of domain names and building each site from scratch, Harvard Young and Nouriel Yazdinian's idea was to create a scalable and fully extendable platform that would allow new features to be added on without interrupting existing website functions. Pringo currently has over 400 features and is continually adding new ones, all of which can be added to current or new websites and be in the market place in just weeks' time. The Pringo philosophy centers on a unique vision and innovative technology that utilizes the best software to help clients penetrate their particular market and stay current with the fast-moving pace of the Internet. For more information on Pringo, go to http://www.pringo.com.

ABOUT fix8

fix8 is a new media company that blends Internet, television and mobile platforms with rich, live streaming animated video creation, editing and sharing capabilities. fix8 is a FREE, fun, creative new way of communicating and inspired AuditionsTV, a powerful platform for broadcasting high quality, real-time media to support interactive TV. fix8 was recently named one of Launch: Silicon Valley's "Top 30 Tech Innovators 2007." Developed in response to rapid growth in video sharing, social networking and user-generated content, fix8 is the future of rich interactive communication. Headquartered in Los Angeles, fix8 has offices in China and Vietnam. fix8 is a division of Mobinex, Inc. Cr8 - Rel8 - Communic8. Download at www.fix8.com.

Contact Information

  • Pringo Media Contact:
    Elina Heng
    Terpin Communications
    (310)821-6100 x108
    Email Contact

    fix8 Media Contact:
    Tisha Doré
    SZPR
    (760)505-9676
    Email Contact