Kiwibox.com: Pixunity Platform Launches In
NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiwibox.com, Inc. [KIWB.BB] expands Pixunity for its photo blogging community throughout the world with its latest platform launch in the French language. Accessed via "www.communaute-de-photos.com", Pixunity's photoblogging and sharing options will offer to the French-speaking world an interactive experience by designing and sharing photobooks.
In September, 2012, Kiwibox integrated for the first time, origin-based advertisements on its pixunity sites and has witnessed a more than 150% increase in the usage of its platform, with members creating new photo album sharing sessions. Pixunity has now more than 25.000 members tied together and sharing their photo experiences.
The designs and customizations offered in Pixunity will serve as a launching point for photo sharing by French users: while over 75% of the country's internet users use at least one social network and log on at least once per day, the French rank just below the top 10 countries in photo uploading and sharing statistics globally. Yet, 63% of French internet users blog with regular frequency, giving rise to Pixunity and how it can transcend traditional blogging offerings.
Pixunity is now available in the German, English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Indian and French languages.
About Kiwibox.com: Company History
Kiwibox.com was initially founded in 1999 to give teenagers a voice on the internet and was a leader in the teen oriented world for several years. In August 2007, the company was bought by Magnitude Information Systems, Inc., a publicly listed company. In 2008, the company launched a new version, Kiwibox 2.0 and in October 2009 the company launched Kiwibox 3.0, shifting its audience focus from teenagers to young adults. On December 31, 2009, Kiwibox Media Inc. merged with Magnitude Information Systems and changed its name to Kiwibox.com, Inc., the New York-based social network. In the first quarter of 2011, Kiwibox.com acquired Pixunity.de, Half a year later Kiwibox.com successfully released an English-Version for the US-market, www.pixunity.com. On September 31st, 2011 Kiwibox.com acquired the German social network community Kwick!, and finalized the acquisition in May 2012. KWICK!'s functionality mirrors that of Kiwibox,com, and maintains an activity rate of more than 2 billion page impressions a month. In the 2nd Quarter 2012 Kiwibox.com announced the Spanish versions of its social network platforms kiwibox.com and Kwick.de . Kiwibox common shares are listed on the over-the-counter, Bulletin Board market under the symbol KIWB.OB.
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