TORONTO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Keek, the leading mobile social video network, continues its growth globally, becomes the number one social networking app in the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. Keek credits strong community growth, user engagement and recent infrastructure upgrades as a few of the reasons for reaching the top spot in these three influential markets.
The popularity of Keek is having ripple effects across the world. After climbing to the number one spot overall in the Middle East over the past three months, Keek has spread quickly through Europe and Africa and is starting to show rapid adoption in South America. Over 200,000 new users are joining Keek daily and the platform is serving 83 million pages per day.
A recent infrastructure investment to meet growth demands has resulted in several significant performance improvements to video upload speed and playback. The upgrades have had a major impact on the volume of content consumed and shared. Keek users are watching over 500 million videos and uploading 4 million videos per month. Keek has the most content shared to other networks within the social video category and currently averages 200,000 videos shared to Twitter per day.
"Keek is ranking number one for a reason," states Isaac Raichyk, Founder and CEO of Keek. "Users like that our app is extremely fast, fun and easy to use. We are obsessed with speed and our goal is to keep Keek fast, fun and free as we continue to grow."
Keek is a privately held social networking platform that allows users to create 36-second videos ("keeks") using webcam, iPhone, Android or BlackBerry 10 devices and share them with others around the world. Users follow, subscribe and respond to videos with either text comments or video replies ("keekbacks"). Keek is simple to use, extremely fast and 100% free. The app is available in BlackBerry World, the App Store and Google Play. http://www.keek.com/
Media Contact: Miranda McCurlie O: 1.416.782.0200 ext. 252 M: 1.416.566.8919 Email: [email protected]