NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - July 18, 2013) - Yappn Corp. (OTCBB:YPPN) ("Yappn" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its development platform, Yappn (www.yappn.com), an upcoming online multi-lingual social community where people can meet, chat, engage and consume media in almost 70 languages, set to fully launch in Summer 2013, will offer Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, Pinterest and Instagram followers of His Holiness Pope Francis and World Youth Day events the opportunity to view social content in almost any language at Yappn.com
As reported globally, Pope Francis will issue indulgence to Catholics who participate through "television or radio, with due devotion, via the new means of social communication".
According to the Common Sense Advisory, only 33% of online communication is considered reachable English only content. Yappn provides the tools and ability to reach a global audience with its real-time language platform where people can meet and engage with each other in their native language.
Yappn will provide an online, portable and mobile computing experience where users can just visit the Yappn web site by clicking on the World Youth Day Yappn icon. Users can see what the Pope and World Youth Day participants are saying on major social media.
This program uses the Yappn Social Fan Page Tool that can be customized for any event, artist, celebrity, sports team or enterprise. The Yappn Social Fan Page Tool integrates most major social media into a single online and mobile experience where users can see an integrated view of what's happening, in almost 70 languages. Users can also post directly to Twitter from the Yappn Social Fan Page.
This Yappn program will be available through the duration of the Pope's visit to Brazil and World Youth Day events.
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Set to launch in Summer 2013, Yappn (www.yappn.com) is a place where people can meet, chat, engage and consume content, individually, in groups and by topic, regardless of the language they speak. By removing the language barrier, the entire world opens up to an entirely new paradigm of communication.
Yappn, with the power of Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com) also offers a set of very powerful communication tools where users can create opportunities to meet, chat, engage and consume in their own virtual location creating global social engagement for private events and closed networks. Users can also connect to leading social networks and engage friends and followers on Facebook, Yahoo!, Twitter and more.
Intertainment Media Inc. (TSX VENTURE:INT) (OTCQX:ITMTF) (FRANKFURT:I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp.
Yappn Corp is publicly in the US on the OTCBB - symbol "YPPN"
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