WebMediaBrands' INSIDE SOCIAL APPS Conference Opens In San Francisco This Week with Focus on Facebook, Google and Mobile Platforms
New York, NY - February 6, 2012 - WebMediaBrands Inc., (Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced that its 3rd annual INSIDE SOCIAL APPS 2012 conference will open this week (February 8-9) at The San Francisco Design Center. The two-day summit will gather the world's leading entrepreneurs to weigh in on the future of the rapidly growing business of social and mobile apps, with discussions on monetization, app and game design, marketing, and distribution on established and emerging platforms.
In light of Facebook's IPO filing last week, Inside Social Apps represents the first time since the filing where the industry will gather to review, discuss and analyze opportunities on the Facebook Platform and other leading platforms. Discussion topics in the conference sessions include:
- Facebook, Apple, Google - Which Platform(s) Hold the Most Opportunity in 2012
- The Facebook Platform Roadmap in 2012
- Monetizing Social Games on Facebook: Credits, Today and Tomorrow
- Social Game Marketing and Performance Advertising on Facebook
Conference speakers include executives from Facebook, Google, Zynga, Disney, and over 40 other companies.
"There's currently considerable excitement within the industry due to recent news, and as such, Inside Social Apps is perfectly timed," said Justin Smith, founder of Inside Network. "The major players in this sector will be all together under one roof, which provides participants with an unrivaled opportunity to obtain up-to-the-minute views on the challenges and opportunities for social and mobile apps on all the major platforms."
Produced by research firm Inside Network (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc.), the event is designed for developers on Facebook, iPhone, Android and emerging online social platforms, who will meet with founders and CEOs of the top social gaming, mobile, payment and virtual goods companies to address the toughest issues affecting the industry.
About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com), headquartered in New York, NY, is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade shows. The Company's online business includes: (i) mediabistro.com, a leading blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources (including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry verticals including social media, traditional media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, mobile, and the Semantic Web; (ii) InsideNetwork.com, a leading network of online properties dedicated to providing original market research, data services, news, events, and job listings on the Facebook platform, social gaming, and mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii) AllCreativeWorld.com, a leading network of online properties providing content, education, community, career, and other resources for creative and design professionals. The Company's online business also includes community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos and premium membership services. The Company's trade show and educational offerings include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription libraries on topics covered by the Company's online business.
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