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Popular iPhone Social Networking App Doubles User Base and Announces WhosHere iPhone Ad Contest

San Mateo, CA - January 13, 2009 - In two months the extremely popular iPhone social networking application, WhosHere, doubled its user base. WhosHere now has over 200,000 users from 127 countries around the world. Currently, it is one of the most popular applications in iTunes' Social Networking section and is ranked ahead of LinkedIn.

WhosHere Near Screen myRete, Inc., the makers of WhosHere, are also announcing a contest for it's users to create WhosHere iPhone commercials. myRete will choose three winners and award iTunes gift cards to the top three finishers. Users wanting to see what a WhosHere iPhone ad might look like can view this sample on YouTube.

"The WhosHere universe keeps getting more and more interesting with thousands of new users every day. With WhosHere's great features, thousands of new users and the WhosHere ad contest, our users are having a great time inside and outside the app," stated Bryant Harris, myRete founder and CEO.

WhosHere is a social proximity application that enables users to meet friends, potential dates or just 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 within the WhosHere application.

WhosHere runs on Apple's iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPod touch and is available for free download on the iTunes App Store. Users of WhosHere can find online help at WhosHere.net/support.html and on the WhosHere page on YouTube.

About myRete:
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.


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