JERICHO, N.Y., July 14, 2011
JERICHO, N.Y. , July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Social Media Ventures, Inc.. (Other OTC:SMVI.PK) today announced that it will launch an application platform that will move its pet-themed social networking site, PetsPlaces (www.PetsPlaces.com), into a full-fledged enterprise social networking portal for pet enthusiasts. The first application developed on the platform will provide potential members with the ability to register and login as a member using their existing Facebook, Myspace or Twitter account.
“We are very exited about all of these new applications we are bringing to PetsPlaces.com,” said Robert Thayer , Social Media Ventures CEO. “I expect to attract many new pet owners to our social network which should attract new advertisers and create a new source of advertising revenue. Increasing our membership base is of major importance and its exciting for potential members to be able to quickly register or join PetsPlaces almost seamlessly using your Facebook, Myspace or even Twitter account. “
PetsPlaces Social Network
PetsPlaces is already designed as a working social networking portal dedicated to pets and their owners. Upcoming applications include:
- Facebook Connect – using Facebook Connect has proven to be one of the must useful tools to introduce a social network and keep users in communication with your site while they are using Facebook as well as letting members easily log into PetsPlaces very quickly.
- PetsPlaces Activity Feeds will be located on every PetsPlaces member profile page. It lists all of their activity with other pet owners as well as their friends.
- PetsPlaces Polls -Members will be able to login and create an online poll for other members to interact with.
- PetsPlaces Photo Album -members can upload their favorite pet photos to a public photo gallery. While uploading your favorite pet photos, PetsPlaces members can choose the privacy level of who can view their pet photos online.
The new PetsPlaces improved operational platform clearly demonstrate its commitment to developing Social Media Ventures as a premier niche social networking development company. The new applications and improved social networking interface are more attractive than ever before to pet owners both domestically and abroad. The changes to PetsPlaces.com will be made during the next 72 hours and members will asked to be patient as the site may be temporarily down as these upgrades are completed.
About Social Media Ventures, Inc.
Social Media Ventures (SMVI) is an online media venture company, creating and acquiring niche social networking websites as well as revenue generating web sites. SMVI will integrate an online advertising program that focuses on attracting advertisers to its core demographics for each social networking site. Currently SMVI operates the social networking site www.PetsPlaces.com as well as web portals; www.PetInThe.Net and www.PetsPlacesCard.com.
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