Ortsbo's Fan Talk Expands Global Fan Engagement Program for Artists
TORONTO, CANADA and AUSTIN, TEXAS--(Marketwire - Oct. 25, 2012) - Intertainment Media Inc. ("Intertainment" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:INT)(OTCQX:ITMTF)(FRANKFURT:I4T) is pleased to announce its real time global experience platform, Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com), is expanding its recent successful deployment of its Fan Talk (www.ortsbofantalk.com) fan engagement programs with KISS and Daughtry to include major artists bringing global language and e-commerce opportunities to fans around the world. For a complete list please visit www.ortsbofantalk.com.
Today, fans can gather at one location to interact with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Flickr, YouTube and more, instantly translating content into over 60 languages, allowing global fans to consume media in their native language in combination with unique merchandising and revenue opportunities.
Fan Talk is continuing to expand relationships with the entertainment and sports industry and expects to have over 100 Fan Talk platforms running in its first year with revenues derived from service fees and/or merchandising programs.
Ortsbo is also pleased to have strategically partnered with FeedMagnet. Fan Talk's Social Media Hub is a proprietary development platform by Ortsbo and the social feed program is powered by FeedMagnet of Austin, TX, a pioneering leader of social media aggregation, digital display and interaction for mass audience engagement.
"By integrating its rich multi-language e-commerce technology and cutting edge design with our commercial scale social hub service, Ortsbo has created a superb fan experience" said Marc Yagjian, FeedMagnet's CEO. "We are excited to partner with Ortsbo to directly connect artists and fans through a branded social online community."
Ortsbo has hosted numerous successful Live & Global sessions, including Marvel's recent worldwide premiere of "The Avengers," the Cannes Film Festival 2012 in Cannes, France, and KISS FM's Wango-Tango in Carson, Calif. Other broadcasts have featured Gene Simmons interviewing the legendary Stan Lee at the Sundance Film Festival, the Banff World Media Festival, a Steven Spielberg global event and Variety Magazine's coverage of the BAFTA Awards red carpet, a conversation with the legendary Andretti IndyCar racing family and the Classic Rock Awards at London's Roundhouse.
For more information about Ortsbo, visit: http://www.facebook.com/Ortsbo and follow the company on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ortsbo.
With over 212 million unique users in over 170 countries and territories, Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com) enables real-time conversational translation for more than 65 languages. Ortsbo's flagship product for social media supports global communications with instant translation capability and real-time, multi-lingual social media chat. Ortsbo's technologies support major social platforms including MSN, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo!, as well as all major desktop and mobile operating systems, browsers and devices. Ortsbo, based in Toronto and with offices in Los Angeles and New York, is a subsidiary of Intertainment Media (www.intertainmentmedia.com).
About Intertainment Media Inc.
Intertainment is one of Canada's leading technology incubators and is focused on developing, nurturing and investing in both North American and global technologies and companies that provide technology solutions for brands and consumers alike. Intertainment also owns and operates a number of key properties including Ad Taffy, itiBiti, Ortsbo, Deal Frenzy, The Sweet Card and Magnum, with investments in leading edge technologies and social media platforms including theaudience.com. For more information on Intertainment and its properties, please visit www.intertainmentmedia.com.
Intertainment is headquartered in the Toronto, Canada region, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Mateo, CA and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "INT" (TSX VENTURE:INT) and in the US on the OTCQX Market under the symbol "ITMTF". Intertainment is also traded in Europe on the unofficial market of the Frankfurt Exchange through the XETRA trading platform under the symbol "I4T".
FeedMagnet provides a social media aggregation and display system enabling brands and organization to create engaging marketing and sales experiences through real-time social content. Powered by its innovative aggregation and curation engine, FeedMagnet delivers social content from a wide range of sources to power websites, Facebook pages, event displays and billboards with dynamic authentic content targeted to its client's objectives. FeedMagnet works directly with large clients and a network of digital and creative agencies to provide distinctive and engaging experiences. FeedMagnet's clients include Verizon, GE, Dow Chemical, Sephora, McDonald's and AOL. For more information, visit www.feedmagnet.com.
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