NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - Yappn Corp. ("Yappn" or "Company") (OTCQB:YPPN), the real-time language technology that allows members of the global community to communicate online, conduct e-commerce and facilitate customer services across nearly 70 languages, is pleased to announce that it has executed a partnership with Colorado based, TopFan, the world's largest network of official sports and entertainment apps.
Yappn will provide TopFan with its multilingual chat platform enabling TopFan, their clients and users to carry on conversations without a language barrier. Users will only see comments, regardless of the language origin, in their preferred language, enabling them to have a clear understanding, in real-time about what the celebrity and other fans are communicating.
Additionally Yappn will provide TopFan with other real-time language services and components of its upcoming app, FotoYapp enabling more than 100 major celebrity and sports personalities to share contents and engage across social channels on a global scale without a language barrier.
"Our partnership with Yappn enables TopFan to take advantage of the most pervasive real-time chat platform available and enhances our fan to fan engagement as Yappn breaks down the language barrier," said Jeff Kohn, Founder of TopFan. "Yappn's services suite is paramount to our strategy of helping sports and entertainment influencers build personal relationships with their global fans through mobile devices."
Yappn and TopFan (www.top-fan.com) will work together to develop a further definitive agreement outlining unique revenue based opportunities creating ongoing value for Yappn, TopFan, their clients and users.
"TopFan is leading the way by developing apps for premier entertainment and sports influencers that have a worldwide audience and Yappn will enable them to chat and share, in real-time, without a language barrier," said David Lucatch, founder and CEO of Yappn. "Yappn will also provide, as the partnership develops, the ability to integrate components of our new app FotoYapp, enabling influencer media to flow freely together with global social communications."
Ultimately, the goal of the partnership is to globalize fan interaction and help entertainment and sports celebrities increase, in real-time, their visibility and monetization programs.
For more information on Yappn or their new e-commerce platform, please visit www.yappn.com
Yappn is a real-time multilingual company that amplifies brand messaging, helps conduct commerce and provides customer support by globalizing these experiences with its proprietary approach to language. Through its real-time multilingual amplification platform, Yappn eliminates the language barrier, allowing the free flow of communications in nearly 70 languages. Yappn has developed cost effective, unique and proprietary technology tools and services that create dynamic solutions that enhance a brands messaging, media, e-commerce and support platforms.
In addition to Yappn, FotoYapp (www.fotoyapp.com) provides consumers, brands and Influencers with the ability to share media content (images, video, audio, etc.) instantly across the global social sphere with all major social posts in a single environment in almost any language allowing global participants to interact with each other, regardless of their native tongue.
Yappn Corp. is publicly in the U.S. on the OTCQB - symbol "YPPN" and leading technology incubator, Intertainment Media Inc. (TSX VENTURE:INT)(OTCQX:ITMTF)(FRANKFURT:I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp.
For more information, please visit http://corporate.yappn.com
TopFan is the world's largest network of official sports and entertainment apps. TopFan's award-winning platform allows influencers to directly distribute and monetize their content while building interactive relationships with their fans on mobile devices. www.top-fan.com
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