NEW HOPE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Meet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET), a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, today announced a new live-streaming feature on Tagged, its leading African-American mobile meeting app. Tagged Live gives users the ability to broadcast and view live-streamed video and earn and send virtual gifts. With the launch of this feature, Tagged becomes one of the largest live-streaming apps focused primarily on an African-American user base.
“Live-streaming is changing the way people communicate and connect online by encouraging transparency and authenticity,” said Brian Gerrard, Director of Product Marketing at The Meet Group. “Tagged understands the value of Black creatives, social media influencers, comedians and content creators. With Tagged Live we hope to give all of our users a tool to broadcast and connect with a large audience that is hungry for streaming content.”
Available now for free on iOS and Android devices, Tagged Live is a new way to chill, chat and stream. Users simply log in and start broadcasting to link up with new people, and earn virtual gifts like hearts, flowers, chocolates, and even yachts.
About The Meet Group
The Meet Group (NASDAQ: MEET) is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Our apps – currently MeetMe®, Skout®, Tagged®, and Hi5® – let users in more than 100 countries chat, share photos, stream live video, and discuss topics of interest, and are available on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps its over 2.5 million mobile daily active users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. The Meet Group offers advertisers the opportunity to reach customers on a global scale and has leading mobile monetization strategies. The Meet Group has offices in New Hope, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and San Francisco. For more information, please visit themeetgroup.com.
Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including whether Live-streaming will change the way people communicate and connect online by encouraging transparency and authenticity, and whether TaggedLive will give all of our users a tool to broadcast and connect with a large audience that is hungry for streaming content. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained herein are forward-looking statements. The words “believe,” “may,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “should,” “plan,” “could,” “target,” “potential,” “project,” “is likely,” “expect” and similar expressions, as they relate to us, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward-looking statements include the risk that our applications will not function easily or otherwise as anticipated, the risk that we will not launch additional features and upgrades as anticipated, the risk that unanticipated events affect the functionality of our applications with popular mobile operating systems, any changes in such operating systems that degrade our mobile applications’ functionality and other unexpected issues which could adversely affect usage on mobile devices. Further information on our risk factors is contained in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 filed with the SEC on March 9, 2017 and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 filed with the SEC on May 10, 2017. Any forward-looking statement made by us herein speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Factors or events that could cause our actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of them. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law.