press releasesWhosHereTM "Fly" Anywhere In The World For $1.99 myRete adds "geo-casting" to its incredibly popular WhosHere iPhone app and announces WhosHere 2.2 at MacWorld 2010
San Mateo, CA & Alexandria, VA‚ - 11 February 2010 - WhosHere, the very first iPhone app to let you meet and interact with people nearby, now enables users to place their profile anywhere in the world for 24 hours at a time with the latest version submitted to Apple. This geo-casting feature enables users to meet users in other cities or countries, practice foreign language skills with native speakers, and get tips from locals on what to do in advance of a 'real' trip.
Meet the WhosHere founders at MacWorld's Mobile Applications Showcase kiosk #5, where WhosHere 2.2 can be previewed.
WhosHere's nearly 1 million users can buy these tickets through Apple's In App Purchase functionality. Users can buy one virtual plane ticket for $1.99 or two virtual plane tickets for $2.99. Each ticket will allow a user to place their WhosHere profile any place in the world for up to 24 hours.
"This is a significant addition for us," said myRete co-founder and CEO, Bryant Harris, "as it provides highly requested user functionality and diversifies our revenue base."
Other additions to WhosHere (video overview at http://tinyurl.com/WhosHere22) in this release include Facebook and Twitter integrations, and a new icon for the application.
WhosHere was the first app for the iPhone and iPod touch that let you meet and interact with new people nearby. WhosHere offers free text messaging, free image messaging and free, in app VOIP phone calls on the iPhone and iPod touch.
WhosHere is a social proximity networking application that enables users to meet friends, potential dates or network through an exceptionally simple interface. WhosHere will show you matches that are near you or anywhere in the world based on your answers to a few questions about yourself and who you are interested in meeting. It takes the chance out of the chance encounter. When you find someone you want to talk with, you can send unlimited, free text and image messages to them, and make and receive free calls; all within the WhosHere application.
WhosHere runs on Apple's iPhone and iPod touch and is available for free download on Apple's iTunes App Store. Users of WhosHere can find online help at WhosHere.net/support.html and on YouTube (http://YouTube.com/WhosHerebyMyRete).About WhosHere and myRete, Inc.
WhosHere has approximately 1 million users. Over 590 million free text messages and 16 million free images have been sent via WhosHere.
myRete, Inc. was founded in March 2008 with the singular focus of bringing an exceptional proximity networking experience to the iPhone and its millions of users. myRete's product line includes the WhosHere client and WhosHere application server. Rete is Italian for "network". Offices: San Mateo, CA and Alexandria, VA.