NEW HOPE, Pa., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geoff Cook, CEO of MeetMe, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MEET), the public market leader for social discovery, today issued the following statement:
"We understand a lawsuit was filed today by the San Francisco City Attorney and we are reviewing the claims. While we cannot discuss pending litigation, we would like to comment on our existing safety practices generally.
"We care deeply about the safety of all of MeetMe's users. We review hundreds of thousands of photos posted to our services every day, and we compare the information provided by our users to a sex-offender registry. We employ a 24-7 team that responds to reports from our users and work closely with law enforcement when appropriate to assist in their investigations.
"MeetMe also provides a safety statement at the bottom of its website. MeetMe operates the site www.socialsafety.org as an educational resource for online safety, and provides links to it from its website and mobile apps. More details about MeetMe's safety programs can be found at www.meetmecorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/MeetMe_Safety.pdf"About MeetMe, Inc.MeetMe® is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery (NYSE MKT: MEET). MeetMe makes meeting new people fun through social games and apps, monetized by both advertising and virtual currency. With 70% of traffic coming from mobile, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. The company operates MeetMe.com and MeetMe apps on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Russian, Japanese, Turkish and Korean. SOURCE MeetMe, Inc.