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Appboy Releases iPhone App and Improved Social Network for the Mobile App Community

(March 11, 2010)

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/11/10 -- Editor's note: There are four images associated with this release.

Appboy, the Web's leading social platform for mobile app enthusiasts, just got a whole lot better with the release of the improved site at Appboy.com, as well as a new iPhone app that lets users take the Appboy community with them wherever they go.

The new site is packed with many fresh and innovative social features that will strengthen Appboy's position as the one place to visit for all things related to mobile apps. The majority of the new features are social in nature, such as the ability to follow other Appboy users or to submit user generated reviews on mobile apps.

Thorren Koopmans, Director of Operations at Appboy said "We're really excited about these new features. We recognize that finding applications is challenging and there are a lot of places to look. Community and social interaction is the key to improving this process. Being able to see what other users are saying about applications is critical to making decisions. Appboy is a community of users and developers that are focused on just one thing, mobile applications. We're not borrowing a community from another social platform, we're building it. Our users are passionate about this stuff and that is really what makes the difference."


In addition to user reviews and friending features, the new Appboy includes several other features such as Twitter integration, which displays a users latest Tweets about Appboy, activity tracking that shows what a user has been up to on Appboy, and improved search functionality to further make finding and sharing apps easier. The team over at Appboy has been busy with more than just the website, they also recently released an iPhone app. The free app gives users the functionality of the Appboy website right on the iPhone. Users can check out new apps, add comments and rate their favorites wherever they are. As long as you've got your phone, staying connected to Appboy is easy.


Appboy has been recognized on various occasions for its site design, and the new Appboy includes further design improvements that make user navigation throughout the site even easier than before. The company has stated that more changes are in the works both from a features and design standpoint.

About Appboy Appboy, the premier social network for mobile app developers and users, allows these groups to not only communicate and stay in touch with one another, but to share their love for mobile apps. On Appboy, mobile lovers can also submit ideas for mobile applications, and based on feedback from the Appboy community, get paid for those ideas.


In addition to the social site, Appboy offers its readers daily reviews on iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android apps via the Appboy blog, as well as featured stories and news on the happenings of the mobile app industry.

For developers, appboy offers a central location where they can share all of their applications in one place, even if they are developing apps for multiple platforms. Mobile developers can create an Appboy profile and a personal App Store, as opposed to hosting them in various places, which can make it more difficult for users to locate and purchase their apps. Appboy currently supports iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Palm, with plans to add support for other mobile platforms, including Symbian, in the near future.

Appboy has partnered with BestBuy Mobile and has been profiled by Mashable as part of their "Spark of Genius" series, as well as on Click, the BBC's flagship technology programme.

Follow Appboy on Twitter @Appboy

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Contacts:
Appboy
Thorren Koopmans
Director of Operations
780-994-8441
Thorren@appboy.com
www.appboy.com


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