ePals(TM) Partners With Kindoma to Provide Award-Winning Children's Content in Innovative App

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WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Mar 11, 2014) - ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education media and social learning company, today announces a joint product offering with Kindoma, a recognized creator of mobile apps that combine shared reading experiences with video chat for families. The partnership integrates content from ePals award-winning Cricket Magazine Group with Kindoma's popular social learning application.

"At Kindoma, our mission is to help children engage with their loved ones around media, and high-quality, beloved content is key to that equation," said Tico Ballagas, CEO of Kindoma. "So many parents and grandparents value the exceptional quality of content from the publications by Cricket Magazine Group, and we are proud to offer a technology that allows them to rediscover ePals' digital magazines with their children and grandchildren even when geographically apart."

"This new product illustrates how ePals works with partners to combine exceptional digital content and innovative technology to engage children and families in great reading and learning," said Katya Andresen, CEO of ePals. "We are excited to reach new audiences for our digital products and enhance their features through our partnership with Kindoma."

The Kindoma app is designed to connect families when they are apart through reading together using video chat while interacting with the app tools. On average, families read together within the app in excess of 20 minutes, far exceeding the average time of a traditional call or video chat.

The agreement with Kindoma brings a new way for users to interact with ePals' content, which is digital and print, multi-lingual and created for grades K-12. The Kindoma app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is available from the iTunes App Store at http://bit.ly/1oFgKGd. ePals digital products for Kindoma are available by monthly subscription or can be purchased individually, with a free preview of the company's Mother Goose Rhymes available to all users through March 31, 2014.

About Kindoma
Kindoma is the award-winning creator of mobile videochat services that help families connect when they can't be together, through shared activities such as reading and drawing. Kindoma's flagship product, Kindoma Storytime for the iPad and iPhone, combines books and videochat to provide a synchronized reading experience from either together or afar. Learn more at www.kindoma.com.

About ePals Corporation
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN) is an education media company and Global Learning Network. Focused on the K-12 market, ePals offers school administrators, teachers, students and parents worldwide trusted content, interactive learning experiences, and a collaborative learning community. ePals' award-winning products include: popular children's educational publishing brands from toddlers to teens, including Cricket® and Cobblestone®; the ePals Global Community®; and In2Books®, a Common Core eMentoring program that builds reading, writing and critical thinking skills. ePals also offers a content-licensing, clearance and production service for education publishers. ePals serves approximately one million classrooms and reaches millions of teachers, students and parents in over 200 countries and territories. Product websites include: www.ePals.com; www.Cricketmag.com; and In2Books.com.

Contact:


Aric Holsinger
Chief Financial Officer
ePals Corporation
Phone: (703) 885-3400
Aholsinger@corp.epals.com

Cory Pala
Investor Relations
E.vestor
Phone: (416) 657-2400
cpala@corp.epals.com
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