SOURCE: Six Apart

March 02, 2007 10:24 ET

Vox Named Best Web 2.0 Innovation

Blogging Leader Six Apart's Free Blogging Service Selected by Panel of European Media and Bloggers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 2, 2007 -- Six Apart, the company that provides the TypePad, LiveJournal and Vox blogging services and the Movable Type publishing platform, is proud to accept an award on behalf of its newest blogging service, Vox, for Best Web 2.0 Innovation.

The editors and writers at Shiny Media, a UK-based blogging network, announced the award at their annual Shiny Awards 2007 in London. Together with editors of the UK's leading gadget websites, techdigest.tv and shinyshiny.tv, and with input from a guest panel made up of The Guardian, The Sun, InStyle and Q magazine gadget gurus, they selected winning products in ten different categories, including Wag Gadget of the Year, Smartphone of the Year, and the category in which Vox won, Best Web 2.0 Innovation.

"We're thrilled that Vox was selected as the Best Web 2.0 Innovation," said Mena Trott, cofounder and President of Six Apart. "We are glad to see that people appreciate our vision of letting users easily integrate photos, video, and other web services into their blogs. Thanks to Shiny Media for the award."

Vox is a free hosted blogging service for sharing experiences with friends and family. Vox's rich privacy filters give members granular control over who views their stories, photos, groups, videos or audio clips. Members can easily set any of six levels of privacy on any piece of content they share on Vox.

About Six Apart:

Six Apart Ltd. provides award-winning blogging software and services that change the way millions of individuals, organizations, and corporations connect and communicate across the world every day. Founded in 2002 by husband and wife team Ben Trott and Mena G. Trott, Six Apart has grown into a global company with its headquarters in San Francisco, CA, and offices in Europe and Japan. The company continues to lead in the blogging and social media industry with the Movable Type publishing platform, the TypePad hosted blogging service, LiveJournal, an online community organized around personal journals, and Vox, a free blogging service for friends and families. For more information visit the Six Apart corporate web site at http://www.sixapart.com/.

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