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UPDATE: Blancspot Media Launches Interactive Social News App for Google TV(February 07, 2012)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/12 -- Blancspot Media, LLC today announced it has extended its award winning interactive news service with its launch of Blancspot for Google TV. "We created Blancspot to offer a social news experience that would follow users from their Android phones, tablets and now to Google TV. As a result, news becomes socially relevant to young adults who are looking to engage with a more creative and positive way to consume and share media. We are thrilled Google has featured Blancspot on the Google TV Android Market," said founder and CEO Camille LeBlanc. Blancspot arrives in the living room as the first truly interactive global news service available for television viewing.
"The global reach of Blancspot has been exciting to see expand and adding large screen format brings an engaging, socially connected news experience right into the living rooms and dorm rooms of young adults. We believe this is an underserved group, one that grew up in fundamentally different ways than the average news consumer and they are seeking a fundamentally different experience when learning about the world," said LeBlanc.
Backed by Hollywood Producer Frank Marshall, Blancspot Media is a next-generation, global media company focused on engaging the fastest-growing, most media literate and technically astute generation in history. Blancspot goes beyond reporting the news to provide an engaging framework for users to connect with their communities and get involved in topics that interest them. Blancspot's news platform delivers content in a rich, cinematic and interactive experience that has captivated the youth market across the globe. "We're focused on creating a marketplace of ideas, engagement, and commerce to provide a better news option for the digital native," LeBlanc added.
Pricing and Availability
The Blancspot service is now available on Google TV Android Market (https://market.android.com/search?q=blancspot&so=1&c=apps) for a one-time fee of $1.99. The iPad, iPhone and iPod touch are available through the Apple iTunes.
About Blancspot Media, LLC
Founded in 2010, Blancspot Media, LLC is a privately held, privately financed company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Blancspot is a social news network that provides a cinematic, unbiased view of global events. The service launched in August 2010.
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