TORONTO, CANADA and NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - March 25, 2014) - Intertainment Media Inc. ("Intertainment Media" or "Company") (TSX VENTURE:INT)(OTCQX:ITMTF)(FRANKFURT:I4T) together with its investment portfolio company Yappn Corp. (OTCQB:YPPN), the real-time multilingual amplification platform for brand messaging, eCommerce and customer support is pleased to announce that Yappn continues to expand its multilingual tool sets by offering the ability to connect images and social content, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, You Tube and other major domestic and foreign content directly along with video and audio files through its Fotoyapp (www.fotoyapp.com) app. The Company is now opening up registration for Fotoyapp and will be initially making the platform available to early adopters chosen directly by the Company and a number of key influencers in the online social space.
Fotoyapp builds on the idea that "a picture is worth a thousand words" by revolutionizing social engagement allowing images and content to be linked to each other and shared instantly, in almost any language substantiating the thought that complex ideas can be conveyed through visualization. Fotoyapp creates the ability to share beyond the image integrating content from web, portable and mobile devices, allowing users to instantly connect photos and images to almost any social content and in almost any language.
Yappn is in discussions with a number of Los Angeles and New York talent and entertainment agencies to look at opportunities with key Influencers across entertainment, sports and social networking to be part of the Fotoyapp program. These influencers have large global social audiences and Fotoyapp will provide the opportunity for them to engage these audiences through their existing Twitter, Facebook and Instagram networks. Fotoyapp also embeds into web, online and mobile platforms allowing the application to be integrated into marketing and eCommerce programs.
Fotoyapp allows users to share socially empowered images through any platform (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, Yappn Chat and many other social media platforms around the world such as Ren Ren and Qzone), email, device or app and rewards the viewer with a completely rich experience not found anywhere else, creating People Powered Pics.
Interested parties who wish to qualify to be among the first to use Fotoyapp can sign up at www.fotoyapp.com
Learn more at www.intertainmentmedia.com or www.yappn.com
About Intertainment - www.intertainmentmedia.com
Intertainment is one of Canada's leading technology incubators and is focused on developing, nurturing and investing in both North American and global technologies and companies that provide technology solutions for brands and consumers alike. Intertainment also owns and operates a number of key properties and has investments in leading edge technologies and social media platforms, including Magnum, Ortsbo, CapThat, theAudience, Lexifone, Shiny Ads and Yappn Corp (www.yappn.com). For more information on Intertainment and its properties, please visit www.intertainmentmedia.com.
Intertainment is headquartered in the Toronto, Canada region, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Mateo, CA and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "INT" (TSX VENTURE:INT) and in the US on the OTCQX Market under the symbol "ITMTF". Intertainment is also traded in Europe on the Open Market (Regulated Unofficial Market) Frankfurt Exchange under the symbol "I4T".
About Yappn Corp.
Yappn Corp. (OTCQB:YPPN) 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. For more information, please visit http://corporate.yappn.com.
David Lucatch, CEO
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