NEW HOPE, PA--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2012) - MeetMe, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MEET), the public market leader for social discovery, has announced the launch of the MeetMe iPhone application in both Spanish and Portuguese. In August, MeetMe launched its web and Android applications in Spanish and Portuguese. The service expects to be in half a dozen languages by the year's end.
"We are pleased to see the ranking of the MeetMe Android app improve in certain key markets since we released the app in Spanish and Portuguese just one month ago," noted Geoff Cook, COO MeetMe, Inc. "In Brazil our rank in the social category of Google Play improved from #147 to #42. In Mexico, our rank improved from #87 to #25, and in Spain, it improved from #107 to #31, according to app analytics service App Annie. We are excited with today's announcement to now bring the MeetMe iPhone app to audiences throughout Latin America."
Earlier this week, the company noted its US traffic is at record levels, surpassing for the first time more than 1 million US users signing on in a single day.
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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. The MeetMe brand grew out of the merger of myYearbook and Quepasa in November 2011. With 60% of traffic coming from mobile, MeetMe is transforming how people discover one another in a mobile-first world. The company operates MeetMe.com, Quepasa.com, and MeetMe apps on iPhone, iPad, and Android.