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Cheezburger Take Over Teh iPhone?First Official Cheezburger iPhone App Serves Up Millions of LOLcats and Other Internet Memes For on the Go lolz (July 07, 2011)
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/11 -- The first official I Can Has Cheezburger? iPhone app is now available and everyone can get their five minutes of happiness, anywhere. Cheezburger (www.cheezburger.com) today unveiled the free app, built using the Red Foundry (www.redfoundry.com) mobile app platform, which lets iPhone users enjoy all the lolz in the I Can Has Cheezburger family of sites, including favorites from I Has a Hotdog, ROFLRazzi, Daily Squee, and more. In addition, fans can easily share their favorite photos and videos via Facebook, Twitter, and email with family and friends.
On a horrible date? Stop the pain with some hilarious LOLcats. Sitting in a boring meeting with a blowhard? Check out the Rage Guy comics on Memebase. Waiting at a bus stop? Make the time go faster by watching classic viral videos like Keyboard Cat.
"We've built an entertaining iPhone app for our awesome Cheezburger fans to view and share popular memes in a fun way on their mobile phones," said Todd Sawicki, chief revenue officer at Cheezburger. "This is part of a broader strategy to bring our Internet humor network, which is the largest in the world, right to peoples' phones and will definitely deliver a few lolz for anyone looking for humor and laughs on the go."
Users will be able to access all the same images and videos they can on I Can Has Cheezburger? In the near future, Cheezburger will also offer separate apps for popular sites such as FAIL Blog (an addictive thrill of random schadenfreude where people can't help but laugh at the misfortune of others) and Memebase (a behind the scenes look of where Internet culture is created and remixed).
The official I Can Has Cheezburger? app -- quickly and easily completed within just a few weeks -- was built using Red Foundry's mobile app development program, IGNITE.
"Red Foundry's development platform was critical to getting I Can Has Cheezburger on the iPhone. We were attracted by the flexibility and features of the platform as well as leveraging Red Foundry's mobile development expertise. Through their IGNITE program, we have created a great way for users to access all their favorite memes on their iPhones," added Sawicki. "We look forward to growing our app presence and platforms as Red Foundry expands their platform."
Cheezburger, the company which publishes popular sites such as I Can Has Cheezburger?, FAIL Blog, Know Your Meme, Memebase, and The Daily What, is one of the largest online humor publishers in the world where millions of people come every month to get their 5-minutes of happiness. Cheezburger counts a passionate fan base of 19 million people who upload more than 500,000 pictures and videos as well as view 400 million pages and 110 million videos each month. The company has been profitable since its inception with revenue from advertising, traditional media publishing including books, and merchandising.
About Red Foundry
Red Foundry is a complete solution for building and managing mobile apps, all without the code. The breakthrough platform enables anyone to build completely dynamic apps, from stunning content-based mobile apps to powerful enterprise solutions. Used by developers, small and medium businesses, and enterprise organizations to create customized mobile business solutions easily and affordably, Red Foundry reduces the development creation process from months to days. Learn how to make mobile work for you at http://RedFoundry.com.
Cheezburger, I Can Has Cheezburger?, FAIL Blog, Know Your Meme, Memebase, The Daily What and their respective logos are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of Cheezburger, Inc. Other products and company names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective owners.
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