MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET), a public market leader for social discovery, today announced it has joined the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI). FOSI is the nation's leading organization dedicated to educating parents, companies, children, educators and policy makers about Internet safety. Fred Beckley, MeetMe's General Counsel and EVP of Business Affairs, will join FOSI's Board of Directors. "I am delighted to welcome MeetMe as our newest member," said Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute. "MeetMe employs a variety of industry-leading best practices to monitor their active community. The addition of Fred Beckley to our board allows us to learn from MeetMe's innovative work with both technological and human safety processes, and we are eager to share their best practices with our membership and the broader Internet community." "As one of the largest mobile platforms for meeting and chatting with new people, we recognize the important role we play in educating users about safe online practices," said Mr. Beckley. "I am excited to join the FOSI Board and look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with other leading companies in our space." About MeetMe, Inc. Through its MeetMe® and Skout® mobile apps and websites, MeetMe is a leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery (NASDAQ: MEET). MeetMe makes it easy to discover new people to chat with on mobile devices. With approximately two million total daily active users, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. MeetMe is a leader in mobile monetization with a diverse revenue model comprising advertising, user credits, and subscriptions. MeetMe's apps are available on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages worldwide. For more information, please visit meetmecorp.com. About FOSI The Family Online Safety Institute is an international, non-profit organization that works to make the online world safer for kids and their families. FOSI convenes leaders in industry, government and the non-profit sectors to collaborate and innovate new solutions and policies in the field of online safety. Through research, resources, events and special projects, FOSI promotes a culture of responsibility online and encourages a sense of digital citizenship for all. FOSI's membership includes 30 of the leading Internet and telecommunications companies around the world.
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