Paltalk Launches Beta Version of PaltalkExpress

Latest Flash version to offer enhanced features including Mac compatibility

Jun 10, 2008, 01:00 ET from Paltalk

    NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Paltalk, the leading real-time,
 video-based community with over 4 million active members, today announced
 the beta launch of PaltalkExpress, a flash-enabled version of its video
 chat platform. The official release of PaltalkExpress is scheduled for late
     The product will offer new features and functionalities including
 compatibility with Mac platforms, enabling Mac users to experience
 Paltalk's interactive, real-time video chat community for the first time.
Additional features will include: -- Easy to use: users can access PaltalkExpress from any computer, anywhere, simply and conveniently. -- No more downloads: the new flash client eliminates the need to download a specific application. -- New compatibility: PaltalkExpress runs on all computers (PCs, Macs) and all browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc). Today's launch of the beta version of PaltalkExpress is the first in what will be a series of announcements aimed at augmenting the socialcasting experience for Paltalk users and expanding Paltalk's platform in the coming weeks and months. The company, which began the socialcasting movement by combining traditional media content, social networking, and an interactive video community all onto its platform, plans to formally launch the official PaltalkExpress product next month. "We are always looking for new ways to leverage our technology and continue to innovate the online video experience for Paltalk users," said Joel Smernoff, President and COO of Paltalk. "The beta version of PaltalkExpress is designed to give our users a sneak preview of our new product before its official launch next month. This launch illustrates another step we are taking toward cementing Paltalk's name as the leading interactive video community in the Web 2.0 landscape." For more information, visit About Paltalk Paltalk is the premier real-time, video-based community bringing together traditional broadcasting media, social networking, user-generated content and video chat. With more than 4 million active users, Paltalk hosts the world's largest interactive video community, PaltalkScene, offering thousands of users the ability to watch and interact with online video programming, including serialized shows, live events, and user-generated content, as well as interact with each other through real-time voice, text and video chat. Paltalk's diverse programming includes Paltalk original shows featuring celebrities, radio personalities and newsmakers such as the radio jocks Opie and Anthony and Diana Falzone. The company also broadcasts live interactive video chat events, such as musical performances and comedy variety shows. Paltalkers can interact with the featured hosts and performers in real-time as well as other members in the room. Recently, Paltalk hosted live broadcasts with famed musician Slash and world-renowned author Stephen King. Paltalk also offers its users the ability to create and share their own user-generated video content with each other and to the broader community.

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