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Popular DeHood iPhone App Launches on Android, Free App is Real-Time Mobile Source for What’s Happening in Your Community(December 16, 2010)
Palo Alto, CA, December 16, 2010 --(PR.com)-- DeHood, the world’s first location-based community networking solution, today announced the launch of the free service on the Android platform. DeHood brings together local news, schools, churches, businesses, and other civic institutions, enabling real-time interaction between families, friends and neighbors.
A tweet and video interview by Robert Scoble offers a deeper view of DeHood's goals:
"DeHood has made tremendous progress in the past 5 months, signing up over a quarter-million registered users in that timeframe. This validates our model and clearly demonstrates the pent-up demand for a broad-based community solution on iPhone, iPad, Facebook, web, and now Android, serving users in many different ways," said Babak Hedayati, founder and CEO.
An example of DeHood’s applicability at the community level is its use at Bethlehem AD [www.bethlehemad.com], December 21-23 in Redwood City, California. Bethlehem AD is a live nativity presentation that attracts thousands of visitors every year. DeHood will be used to share the events in real-time with the broader community, encouraging people to participate in this very meaningful event.
DeHood helps people share interests and discover places, events and great offers in their community. The most comprehensive location-based service today, DeHood combines content, promotions, gaming, and social networking tools. Features include:
Buzz: find out what’s going on around you, report news and air your opinions.
Places: check into venues, connect with people there, be rewarded with prizes and coupons.
Shop: save money at local stores and with major retail brands, share deals with friends on Facebook and Twitter.
People: stay in touch and exchange messages with friends and family, or meet new people and share your passionate interests.
Explore: Change your location to interact with people in other cities and neighborhoods worldwide.
DeHood is the world’s first location-based community networking solution. A privately-held company based in Silicon Valley, DeHood is founded by a team of entrepreneurs with extensive experience in creating groundbreaking social networking, ecommerce, mobile and consumer Internet businesses.
Find out more about DeHood at www.dehood.com/home, use the Facebook app at www.facebook.com/indehood, or follow DeHood on Twitter at @DeHood.
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