LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCQB: VPIG), creator of Oink, the award-winning payment technology for the youth market, today announced its innovative payment solution is now available on the Playerize network.
Oink and Playerize have now implemented the secure payment technology into the Playerize network. Playerize includes SuperRewards, PayByShopping and PromoteClix (a Facebook approved ad network), which together brings in access to over 49,000 app and game publishers, and has seen 2 billion interactions from gamers to date.
"We’re excited to bring Oink payments to our publishers and provide to them a unique opportunity to engage the youth market,” said Lyal Avery, Co-Founder of Playerize. “Oink’s offering is a win-win that allows gamers of any age to make safe and informed purchasing decisions, while allowing games to safely interact with them.”
Oink is the only payment technology designed to allow retailers and game publishers to reach under 21 consumers in a safe, legal and effective manner compliant with the FTC, COPPA and other international regulations. The innovative technology serves as a digital wallet that provides tight fraud control and high security for both the consumer and publisher.
"We’re thrilled to announce this integration with Playerize," said Dr. Jo Webber, CEO and Founder of Oink. “This expansion of our network continues to advance our gaming presence in the U.S. as well as an expansion into new territories across Europe.”
About Oink (Virtual Piggy, Inc.)
Virtual Piggy is the provider of Oink, a secure online and in-store teen wallet. Oink enables teens to manage and spend money within parental controls, while gaining valuable financial management skills. The technology company also delivers payment platforms designed for the Under 21 age group in the global market, and enables online businesses the ability to function in a manner consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and similar international children’s privacy laws. The company, based in Hermosa Beach, CA, is on the Web at: www.oink.com and holds three technology patents, US Patent No. 8,762,230, 8,650,621 and 8,812,395.
Playerize makes it easy for anyone worldwide to purchase or earn your virtual currency. Their flagship product, the SuperRewards Offer Wall, delivers highly-targeted advertising offers and scores of locally-relevant direct payment methods to millions of users online every day. The company also now owns PayByShopping and PromoteClix (a Facebook approved ad network). Playerize has offices in Vancouver and San Francisco. For more information on Playerize, please visit www.playerize.com.
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