NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yappn Corp. ("Yappn" or "Company") (OTCQB:YPPN) a leader in real-time language technology, today announced that its FotoYapp division, which offers the ability to connect images, video and social content in 67 languages, has expanded its aggregation capabilities from initially Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Flickr & Instagram to allow sharing on 51 networks around the world. These include major networks from China, Japan, Russia, Germany, Italy and other major regions, making FotoYapp truly global.
Expansion on such a scale allows users all over the world to connect and share their lives in ways that have not been available to them previously, all in the user's native language. FotoYapp can now share to some of the most popular networks in Europe and Asia including some of the largest such as VKontakte & Odnoklassniki in Russia, and QQ in China, each of which hosts an audience of over 200 million users. The networks that FotoYapp can now share to reach over 1.5 billion people world-wide in 67 languages. The 51 networks are initially available on the FotoYapp browser platform accessible from mobile devices, tablets and desktops with app integration to follow.
FotoYapp has already launched browser and app advertising and will continue to expand its revenue programs. Internet ad spending is growing at an exponential rate in countries all over the world. According to eMarketer, China's internet ad spending will triple this year and by 2017, their mobile internet ad spending will surpass $12 Billion.
"Language should never again prevent people from reaching and interacting with others across the world," said David Lucatch, Founder and CEO – Yappn Corp. "Social networks are about making connections and FotoYapp's has the ability to break down the language barrier, allowing global interaction."
FotoYapp builds on the idea that "a picture is worth a thousand words" by revolutionizing social engagement allowing images, short videos and content to be linked to each other and shared instantly, creating People Powered Pics. For brands, celebrities and athletes, FotoYapp creates the ability to reach a larger audience and communicate brand messages globally.
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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 67 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-V:INT) (US:ITMTF) (FRA:I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp.
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