NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshPlanet, a developer and publisher of social/mobile games, announced today that 25 million unique people have played SongPop, https://www.facebook.com/appcenter/songpop, its multiplatform, music app since its launch in mid-May 2012. SongPop counts over 16 Million monthly active Facebook users and 4 million daily active users and is one of the rare games to receive abundant five-star ratings from users across the globe.
SongPop is available on Facebook.com, and connected with Facebook on iPhone and Android to make it easy for people to play with their friends. The Facebook-connected app is one of the fastest growing apps, according to AppData. It is consistently ranked among the top apps on iTunes App Store, Google Play and Facebook App Center, with strong growth led by Facebook's Open Graph across platforms.
SongPop is a quick-play, trivia game for music lovers who want to challenge their friends, family, co-workers, or community members who share their musical affinity to identify songs from an extensive selection of thematic playlists. To mark this milestone, the company has just gone live with a Best of SongPop playlist, which includes the app's most popular hits to date.
"SongPop is a simple and fun game that gives people the ideal interplay between social, mobile, and a quick hit of competition between people who love music," said Mathieu Nouzareth, CEO and co-founder, FreshPlanet. "SongPop's success shows that, with the right idea, a small startup can succeed in connecting millions of people, reignite their love for their favorite hits and prolong that musical experience when the game is over by redirecting them to international and local e-retailers and subscription services including iTunes. Our goal is to continue increasing SongPop's music discovery potential and to continually build in new social features that keep players coming back."
FreshPlanet is a young online and mobile gaming start-up that builds social and mobile multi-platform games. The company is the creator of SongPop, the turn-by-turn, simulated real-time play game for music lovers that has built a global following since its launch in May 2012. SongPop is emblematic of FreshPlanet's gaming signature: fun, smart, easily portable, casual games that engage players in affinity-based play. The New York-based company is venture-backed, and led by serial web entrepreneur and co-founder Mathieu Nouzareth. www.freshplanet.com