CNET---- some impressive acceleration in its user growth, along with a new feature that could soon find its way to a bar near you. Now the company is turning its focus to the next million users. Today MeetMe announced Photoboard, a way to tag photos with a location and have them show up on digital screens in more than 500 bars across the United States.
----MeetMe partnered with Zoom Media =— MeetMe says 300,000 photos are uploaded to the service every day — and MeetMe gains crucial exposure in far-flung physical establishments.
-MeetMe is now registering a new user every second — more than 86,000 a day. That’s up 300 percent since June, said Geoff Cook, the company’s chief operating officer.
“We think of MeetMe as the digital re-imagination of the bar or coffeehouse — the social gathering place for a mobile generation,” Cook said in a statement. “Photoboard will bridge online and offline social discovery by showcasing the photos of people interested in meeting new friends within the most popular of physical meeting places: the bar.”
That high success rate—good for developers and suggesting fewer ad eyesores for the users—is part of why Hooked is announcing social network MeetMe MEET +2.53% as its first partner for recommendation ads. MeetMe is a mostly mobile-based social platform that aims to connect people within games and apps. Working with Hooked gives the company more ways to connect users in social games by channeling users into applications