PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UberMedia (www.ubermedia.com), the largest independent provider of applications for reading and posting to Twitter and other social media platforms, and leading hip-hop record label G-Unit Records today announced the availability of Uber50, a new theme for UberSocial for BlackBerry crafted by the recording artist, 50 Cent. In addition to a free version that includes special background art, a deluxe version available for $1.99 includes additional, exclusive art as well as sounds that are triggered by actions such as sending a Tweet or direct message, all recorded or selected by 50 Cent.
“Twitter has become an important way for me to communicate with my fans and for my fans to communicate with each other,” said 50 Cent, who himself has more than 4.4 million followers. “We’re all big users of UberSocial on the BlackBerry and already use many of their current themes to customize the look of the app, so it was natural for me to work with UberMedia to develop a special theme. I think my fans are going to love sending and reading their Tweets with my new theme.”
Features of the free version of the Uber50 theme include:
- Custom icon and logo
- Quick access to G-Unit Twitter list
- Exclusive artwork as background within UberSocial
In addition, a deluxe G’d Up edition will be available soon for $1.99 and includes:
- Welcome to the Gritty Darkside special theme
- Special sound effects created by 50 Cent
- Exclusive wallpaper for your BlackBerry home screen
More information on and links to download 50 Cent’s Uber50 theme can be found at www.uber50.com. BlackBerry users will need to download the latest version of UberSocial (1.191) and be running BlackBerry OS 4.3 or higher in order for the Uber50 theme to work. The 50Cent theme will be available for iPhone and Android devices in the near future.
Follow @50cent on Twitter or visit www.Thisis50.com.
About G-Unit Records
What began as music chart dominance for the rap music phenomenon, 50 Cent, has quickly transformed to success in corporate America as a multi-tiered business mogul. Recognized as one of the most talented and prolific music artists of his time, 50 Cent has managed to leverage his star power into record-breaking brand extensions encompassing a broad spectrum of businesses, including music ownership, artist management, film production, footwear and apparel, video games, publishing and health drinks and supplements. With millions of views on his YouTube web series, 12 million fans on Facebook, and more than 540,000 registered members on his own social network, Thisis50.com, 50 Cent is a web-savvy entrepreneur. With a variety of current business interests along with numerous business endeavors on the horizon, 50 Cent has cemented his position in the industry as both a business and entertainment powerhouse.
UberMedia (www.ubermedia.com) is the leading independent developer of applications and web-based services that make it easier for users to find, follow and communicate with others on Twitter and other social media platforms. UberMedia applications include UberSocial (formerly UberTwitter), Echofon and Twidroyd, leading Twitter apps on the BlackBerry, iPhone and Android platforms, respectively. UberMedia is headquartered at Idealab (www.idealab.com) in Pasadena, CA.
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