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RenRen Partners With SkyGrid to Launch Custom Sharing in iOS App(October 20, 2011)
BEIJING -- (Marketwire) -- 10/20/11 -- RenRen Inc. (NYSE: RENN) ("RenRen"), the leading real name social networking platform in China, and SkyGrid Inc., the #1 most used news app, today jointly announced the launch of a custom capability for RenRen users to share when using SkyGrid for iOS. Now with just a single tap, all RenRen users can use SkyGrid to share updates with their friends. The combination of RenRen's platform with SkyGrid's powerful news app gives users a great new way to stay up to date.
"It's exciting that with this new capability RenRen users will be able to share more easily using SkyGrid," said Kevin Pomplun, SkyGrid's CEO. "Now when RenRen users follow the topics and sources they like in SkyGrid, they can easily share them with their friends."
"We are very pleased to partner with SkyGrid for this exciting new capability," said Jeff Zhang, Business Development Manager of RenRen. "With this new partnership we are further enabling our users to connect and communicate with each other."
With RenRen's simple sharing and SkyGrid's ability to follow topics and sources, RenRen users now have an exciting new way to share more information together.
RenRen now has over 117 million activated users as of March 31, 2011, and is the leading social networking internet platform in China.
Since SkyGrid's launch on the iPad in the spring of 2010, SkyGrid has become the #1 most used service in its category, #1 in customer ratings, and now the #1 way to follow your interests. After being featured on the homepage of the iPad for launch, SkyGrid was later featured on iPhone, and soon after featured on Google's Android.
Users can download the free SkyGrid App with custom RenRen sharing available for iPad & iPhone here http://skygrid.me/pQMTMz.
RenRen Inc. (NYSE: RENN) operates the leading real name social networking internet platform in China. It enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information and user generated content, play online games, listen to music, shop for deals and enjoy a wide range of other features and services. RenRen's platform includes the main social networking website Renren.com, the online games center game.Renren.com, the social commerce website nuomi.com, and the newly launched professional and business social networking service website jingwei.com. It had approximately 117 million activated users as of March 31, 2011.
SkyGrid is your very own custom news. With SkyGrid you can get real-time updates on the topics & sources you follow. SkyGrid has been repeatedly featured by both Apple and Google, and is the #1 most used news app. SkyGrid has headquarters in Silicon Valley, and investors include RRE Ventures, BlackRock, Jeff Bezos' Bezos Expeditions, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Esther Dyson. For information please visit www.skygrid.com.
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