, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MEET), the public market leader for social discovery, today announced upgrades to Match, a popular feature of its core MeetMe application. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the redesigned Match has been structured to improve mobile user experience and is available on iOS today, with an Android update expected to be coming soon.
The visual refresh brings larger images and an updated design, delivering a full-screen experience to mobile users. With its smoother feel and faster processing, the new Match offers a modernized and simplified way to meet new people. In conjunction with recent
improvements to the application’s Menu and Chat user interface
, as well as additional upgrades planned to drive engagement and virality, the company believes the entire MeetMe platform will draw new users in with the convenience and ease of its industry-leading features.
“Match is a key driver of conversations on MeetMe, with over one million matches made per day between users,” said Geoff Cook, CEO of MeetMe. “This upgrade makes Match even easier to use and more visually appealing for our mobile user base, which we believe will help to both drive engagement among existing users and attract and delight new users.”
About MeetMe, Inc.
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 percent 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, Dutch, Turkish and Korean.
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