ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GetMarried.com, a national multi-media wedding planning and lifestyle resource, and RecreateMyNight.com, a popular social media sharing technology platform, today announced Party On!™, a feature that enables couples to document, live and relive their weddings—or any memorable event—online, in an amazingly simple, dynamic and interactive way.
The RecreateMyNight.com technology, used by Get Married for Party On!™, integrates with multiple social media sites to find photos and videos that have been captured and uploaded by guests of an event, then streams them all to a single Party On!™ page on GetMarried.com.
From weddings, engagement parties and bridal showers to bachelor and bachelorette parties, Party On!™ users will have the convenience of having all photos, video, comments and status updates from anyone attending their event, gathered automatically in one place, eliminating the frustration of having to manually surf multiple online sources to find memorable moments. Users can keep Party On!™ private, or share their experiences with the whole world, with options to save and keep albums, stationery, and memory books—all for free.
"We have a highly engaged audience on GetMarried.com that is also extremely active through social media. As part of our mission to provide innovative solutions that enhance the wedding planning experience, Get Married's Party On!™ is an exciting and natural fit for brides and their friends to document experiences through this exceptional use of social media," said Stacie Francombe, founder and editor-in-chief of Get Married Media. "We are thrilled to bring Party On!™ to our fans and revelers across the globe so they can be a part of the Get Married in Times Square celebration—even from their own homes—as well as share their own memorable events."
"Get Married Media can now offer a much needed tool to brides and grooms with RecreateMyNight.com technology to seamlessly relive their wedding experience forever," explained RecreateMyNight.com's President, Tejpaul Bhatia. "We are also very excited to enter the wedding market with Get Married Media, especially in connection with their historic wedding celebration in Times Square on New Year's Eve."
This New Year's Eve, Get Married will document the first-ever official Times Square New Year's Eve Wedding using PartyOn!™ With nearly 2,000 submissions from couples across the country, Get Married's team, in partnership with Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment—the producers of the world famous New Year's Eve celebration—selected Bethany Philips and Geoffrey Dubie, Marine Corps reservists who met in Iraq, to have their "I Do's" witnessed by 1 million people live in Times Square.
During the launch of Party On!™, GetMarried.com invites users from around the world to easily "check in" prior to December 31, 2010 and pre-register to participate online in the Get Married in Times Square wedding celebration. Then on New Year's Eve, guests can login to http://www.getmarried.com/party-on to watch the wedding live, add their own images and video, post comments, sign the guestbook, and help document the biggest wedding of the year from where ever they are in the world.
How to Participate
From December 15 to 31, 2010, guests can easily "check in" to Party On!™ by following these simple 3-steps:
- Visit http://www.getmarried.com/party-on
- Click on the link titled "Check In"
- Enter Facebook credentials
Then starting December 31 when GetMarried.com users log on to http://www.getmarried.com/party-on, they will see a montage of shared memories from Get Married in Times Square in the form of photos, videos and social posts. On the bottom of the page users will find an option to "Add Your Own Memories." By clicking this icon they will be invited to create their very own memory, by adding content such as videos, photos, and status updates as well as inviting friends to participate in the experience.
With Party On!™, now the public can watch, post and comment during the celebration. To view images, watch a video and read more about the winning couple and wedding details, visit www.GetMarried.com/Times-Square.
Get Married's Party On!™ is powered by www.RecreateMyNight.com, a social media platform that allows users to relive experiences by streamlining online information. The site is free to use and has fast gained a world-wide following. The proprietary technology uses time stamping algorithms and social media integration. The Party On!™ experience uses RecreateMyNight technology to connect Get Married's fan base to the over 500 million Facebook users worldwide, to organize their social media data and share with friends.
About Get Married Media
Get Married Media is an information, entertainment and social network for the bridal community that reaches passionate brides during their wedding planning though a website (www.GetMarried.com), magazine (Get Married magazine) and unique videos.
Get Married magazine (distribution 300,000) is the distinctive shopping and trend guide for the savvy bride, presenting the newest interactive technology and the latest trends in bridal shopping and style. For more about Get Married magazine's Microsoft Tag, visit www.getmarried.com/magazinetag for step-by-step instructions, a free application download, a list of Tag-friendly phones, and a Tag to test on your device. Get Married magazine and the online portal at www.GetMarried.com provide brides an interactive experience, including an online wedding shop offering wedding invitations, wedding favors, accessories and products as seen in the magazine, as well as a wedding blog, video segments from the show, articles, image galleries and wedding planning tools.
RecreateMyNight is a social media platform that allows users to re-live experiences by streamlining online information. It was created by a team of social media experts formerly from ESPN and MTV. The proprietary technology behind RecreateMyNight.com's time stamping algorithms and social media integration was developed by engineers with advanced degrees in computer science and cognition. RecreateMyNight.com is based in New York City. RecreateMyNight.com already has partnerships in place with other leading entertainment companies, including: EMI Records, which is using RecreateMyNight.com to promote David Guetta's chart-topping song, "Memories."
About Times Square New Year's Eve
The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment are the organizers of Times Square New Year's Eve. The Times Square Alliance works to improve and promote Times Square so that it retains the energy, edge and distinctiveness that have made it an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life. Countdown Entertainment, which represents the owners of One Times Square, and the New Year's Eve Ball, is a marketing management and event production company specializing in the Times Square area.
For information, please contact:
Rubenstein Communications for Get Married Media:
Gina Salese, [email protected] or 212-843-9334
Carolyn Nurnberg Spungin, [email protected] or 212-843-9316
Get Married Media: Becca Brett Leish, [email protected], Director of Marketing and Communications
RecreateMyNight.com: Christina Daigneault, 212-710-9397 or 917-207-4686
SOURCE Get Married Media