February 04, 2011 12:00 ET

yap.TV Social TV App Prepares to Accommodate Super Bowl Viewers With Group Chat for Millions of Fans

The Most Popular Social TV App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch Launches New Update to Accommodate Millions of Viewers Ahead of the Year's Biggest Sporting Event

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2011) - yap.TV (, the premier social TV application for chatting and interacting with friends and fans for any TV show, sports game or broadcast program, has released a new update to their iPad, iPhone and iPod touch application that will accommodate millions of fans for Super Bowl XLV. Now both Steelers and Packers fans can see what all their companions and rivals are saying live on Twitter; tweet out to millions of fans from any iOS mobile device live during the game; and instantly talk back, interact and stay updated in real-time. 

Immediately connect with all your Facebook friends right through the yap.TV app to stay fused with your social networking world -- all live -- during the year's biggest sporting event. Fans can create instant, interactive polls to rate any facet of the game, from plays to the score spread or the half time show and infamous Super Bowl commercials. 

Incorporating improvements to the overall user experience -- including blazing speed and capacity -- yap.TV will be ready to serve millions of viewers on Super Bowl Sunday on all iOS platforms. Yap.TV users can also create custom chat groups to instantly communicate with Facebook friends and foes, automatically. Yap.TV is the only social TV app that offers group chat for TV fans capable of handling traffic of Super Bowl magnitude.

"Last year Twitter's traffic peaked at more than 50% of all Twitter users talking about the big game and ads," said yap.TV Co-Founder and CEO Trevor Stout. "With our new 2.1 update, we are ready to handle an influx of millions of viewers right from the convenience of iPad, iPhone or iPod touch live, and in real-time, during the game."

The only app built to pull together Twitter feeds, Facebook friends and other social media fused with a complete TV show guide, yap.TV offers the ultimate experience for interacting on the second screen while watching your favorite TV content.

About yap.TV

yap.TV is the ultimate companion to the TV watching experience -- a fan's best friend. yap.TV marries an attractive, personalized television listing guide with a tuned-for-TV Twitter client, while also allowing for fan-generated content within yap.TV itself, such as user polls and group chat for millions of fans. In short, yap.TV offers viewers the ultimate second-screen interactive experience for engaging the first screen of traditional TV. More information can be found at