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SOURCE Yappn Corp.
NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yappn (OTCQB: "YPPN"), the real-time multilingual service and technology tools that allows brands to socially engage audiences and communicate in nearly 70 languages around the globe, has been tapped to power Oakley's Learn To Ride web site and social platforms for this year's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Learn To Ride program is one of the most coveted invitations by celebrities at Sundance, and for the first time, fans around the globe will be able to experience the event remotely with real-time access to professional and user-generated content as well as the ability to participate in conversations, no matter their language.
Yappn will give fans the next best thing to being at Sundance with access to video, images and social content in their native language surrounding both the kickoff event on January 16, dubbed Lil Jon's birthday party, and the two-day Learn To Ride event where celebrities learn to snowboard on January 17 and 18. Yappn will also feature key content and celebrity interviews from AOL's Learn to Ride Digital Lounge, along with celebrity photographs from Getty Images. Each image will feature Yappn's Social Images Technology, providing key social network content and allowing it to "talk" in the viewer's language of choice further globalizing the content.
"Yappn is thrilled to work with Oakley and its partners to power this year's Learn To Ride program so the event can be shared socially around the world," said David Lucatch, CEO and Founder of Yappn. "Yappn's real-time multilingual technology will allow Oakley and the partners behind Learn To Ride, to converse and share information instantly with fans in close to 70 languages."
Fans can join the conversation in their native language at LearnToRide.com starting January 15, 2014.
About Yappn Corp.
Yappn Corp. (OTCQB: "YPPN") provides people and brands the power to be social, conduct commerce and communicate freely without a language barrier.
Yappn has developed cost effective unique and proprietary technology tools (http://tools.yappn.com) and services that create dynamic solutions that enhance a client's social and media platforms.
Yappn also provides complementary programming for Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Flickr, Pinterest and Tumblr. Intertainment Media Inc. (TSXV: INT / US: ITMTF / FRA: I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp. For more information, please visit http://corporate.yappn.com/
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