Yappn Corp.

Yappn Corp.

May 13, 2014 08:54 ET

Yappn Expands FotoYapp Capabilities by Offering Influencers and Consumers Access to Getty Images

Influencers to get access to personalized images & select global images available to consumers all sponsored by FotoYapp

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - May 13, 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 completed a business agreement with Getty Images for its FotoYapp multi-channel app arriving this summer. Getty Images is among the world's leading creators and distributors of award-winning still imagery, video, music and multimedia products, as well as other forms of premium digital content.

FotoYapp enables celebrities, athletes and other key personalities ("Influencers") as well as consumers and brands with the ability to share digital media together with all types of social content in real-time in almost 70 languages, bringing content and context together in a single environment in the native user's preferred language. FotoYapp provides a complementary platform engaging with social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and other major networks allowing FotoYapp users to reach a global audience regardless of the language the content was posted in.

With this agreement, Influencers will have authenticated access to photography through the Getty Images platform allowing them to instantly tag, comment and share images through FotoYapp, giving them the ability to broaden their social outreach. Additionally, consumers will have access to some of the world's best imagery through select Getty Images collections offered on FotoYapp, providing new opportunities to create global social engagement with content and FotoYapp's multi-lingual social sharing with a wide range of business solutions.

"We're very excited to bring the opportunity of Getty Images' worldwide leadership in digital media to Influencers, brands and consumer through FotoYapp," said David Lucatch, Founder and CEO of Yappn. "Everyone using FotoYapp will see value through this relationship and together, we can connect imagery and social content in real-time in almost any language, creating true global social content and context."

FotoYapp's ability to provide Influencers, consumers and brands with unprecedented access through its business deal with Getty Images will bring social context directly to the world's leading digital media in the user's native language, creating a new and innovative way for people around the world, to share, engage and communicate.

For more information on Yappn or their new e-commerce platform, please visit www.yappn.com/ecommerce.

About Yappn

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

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  • Yappn Corp.
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    David Lucatch
    Founder and CEO