KIWIBOX.COM Released Platform for Easiest URL Shortening to Its Online Community for Young Adults and Old Teens to Explore, Connect, Party

Jun 08, 2010, 09:58 ET from KIWIBOX.COM, Inc.

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KIWIBOX.COM, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: KIWB) announced today that they have developed and released a platform for URL shortening appropriately called- "4kiwi". This technology, available on its social network website and worldwide under the URL, shortens extensive links into something more convenient and manageable. This will make the social networking site and the interaction with other platforms simpler, neater and more efficient, without the presence of run-on links, while increasing the identification with the brand and social network site "kiwibox".

Link shortening through can benefit both corporate and personal agendas.

Examples of corporate benefits include: minimization of the amount of incorrect sites visited by a potential customer, simpler ways to measure effectiveness through link tracking, and the ability to unify links and improve your prospects' experience. In order to measure this effectiveness, link tracking uses measurements such as: amount of clicks per URL, time spent on the site, location of the user, and metadata. Examples of personal benefits include an easier way to dictate a URL to a friend, avoiding link breakage in emails or messages, evading URL garbling, and using the smallest amount of space possible. Limited space is a huge issue, especially in today's social media centered world. Twitter was a large instigator in this URL shortening trend due to the character limit imposed on its site. Users on Twitter have a 140 character limit which is severely hindered if they post a lengthy link. In the past, Twitter has been known to use and in January, 2010 they encoded 3.4 billion links (including Twitter and other sites) and continue to have record days. encompasses many more benefits than its leading competitors. Unlike other sites, when a link is shortened through, options include: posting the shortened link directly to kiwibox, facebook, or twitter, as well as being able to easily attach it in an email. is the dawn of a new age and has once again shown that it is a fierce competitor in the social networking world.


KIWIBOX.COM is the only stand-alone social network community company whose shares are traded in the public stock  market under the trading symbol "KIWB". KIWIBOX.COM was founded in 1999 to give teenagers a voice on the internet and was a leader in the teen oriented world for several years. In 2008, the company launched a new version 2.0, expanding its community to serve old teens & young adults to explore, connect and party. After a restructuring of the company in 2009, a new website technology platform was announced in 2010. Further developments and integration of mobile and strategy technology, in combination with traditional marketing efforts are planned to increase membership and to be a prominent website in the social networking world for young adults and old teens.

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