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Wikifamilies, Inc. Receives Strong Interest From Mobile Carriers at 2012 GSMA Mobile World Congress(March 12, 2012)
NYON, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 03/12/12 -- Wikifamilies, Inc. (OTCQB: WFAM) (PINKSHEETS: WFAM), a developer of patented secure social media technologies and the online community www.Wikifamilies.com, announced today that its attendance at the 2012 GSMA Mobile World Congress ("Mobile World") was a success due to the strong interest it received from major mobile carriers and telecoms seeking strategic partnerships with the Company. Mobile World, sponsored by the GSMA, was held from February 27 through March 1, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. More than 1,400 leading companies and 60,000 visitors attended this year's event.
Malcolm Hutchinson, CEO of Wikifamilies, Inc., commented, "Wikifamilies had to be at Mobile World because that is where the industry leaders of the mobile eco-system converge to show off their latest innovations. What was very clear was that Wikifamilies, due to its secure use of the cloud, focus on privacy, and preference for mobile user interfaces, fits the requirements of many major telecoms and mobile carriers.
"During the conference, Wikifamilies networked with such global organizations and discussed potential strategic partnerships. Many of these companies offer complementary services, such as music streaming, and/or are interested in using Wikifamilies as a global distribution and direct-to-consumer mobile marketing channel."
Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world's mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organizations. Exhibitors at this year's Mobile World Congress included: Alcatel-Lucent; AT&T; Ericsson; Fujitsu; Google; HTC; Huawei; IBM; Intel; LG; Microsoft; Motorola; Nokia; NTT DOCOMO; Qtel; Qualcomm; RIM; Samsung; SK Telecom; Telefónica; Telenor; Vodafone and ZTE.
About Wikifamilies, Inc.
Wikifamilies, Inc., through its proprietary social media and mobile platform www.Wikifamilies.com, is a Web-hosted networking site where members, such as families, sports teams, churches and other membership organizations, can manage, store and share information, videos, documents, and more within close-knit communities. Unlike other social media networks that sell your personal information to advertisers, Wikifamilies, Inc. offers secure and complete privacy of data, which is never mined for advertisers. To sign-up today, visit www.Wikifamilies.com. It is free to join and offers a number of high-value services for a nominal fee.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including statements about the business plan and prospective financial condition of Wikifamilies. The forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including that the parties may not complete the transaction or that when completed, the transaction might be different than presently contemplated. Readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Wikifamilies does not undertake any obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. In addition, any forward-looking statements regarding expected industry patterns and other financial and business results that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to differ materially from results expressed or implied by this press release. Such risk factors include, among others: whether Wikifamilies can successfully execute its operating plan; its ability to integrate acquired companies and technology; its ability to retain key employees; its ability to successfully combine product offerings and customer acceptance of combined products; general market conditions; and whether Wikifamilies can successfully develop new products and the degree to which these gain market acceptance. Actual results may differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements in this press release.
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