"Remembering 9/11" App (http://apps.facebook.com/remembernineeleven) Accompanies NGC's Remembering 9/11 Programming, Premiering Sunday, August 28
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, National Geographic Channel (NGC) invites viewers to rebuild a collective history of 9/11 by sharing their personal stories through an interactive Facebook application, "Remembering 9/11." Developed in partnership with Neo-Pangea, the "Remembering 9/11" app will allow users to post brief accounts of their 9/11 experiences and mark their stories with location-specific tags to be featured on the interactive map. Users will be able to explore all posted anecdotes by location and filter stories to see their friends' stories and share comments. The app will be available worldwide in 9 languages, allowing global participation from Facebook users who will be able to pitch in with unique perspectives. The "Remembering 9/11" app will be available in English starting Thursday, July 28, and in other languages on Monday, August 8th.
The launch of the "Remembering 9/11" app is timed with the premiere of Remembering 9/11 Week on National Geographic Channel, which begins Sunday, August 28, in the U.S., with global premieres to follow throughout fall 2011. For additional information about NGC's Remembering 9/11 Week programming, including exclusive behind-the-scenes videos and interactive features, visit www.natgeotv.com/9-11.
National Geographic Channel U.S. (NGC)
Based at the National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Channel (NGC) is a joint venture between National Geographic Ventures (NGV) and Fox Cable Networks (FCN). Since launching in January 2001, NGC initially earned some of the fastest distribution growth in the history of cable and more recently the fastest ratings growth in television. The network celebrated its fifth anniversary January 2006 with the launch of NGC HD, which provides the spectacular imagery that National Geographic is known for in stunning high definition. NGC has carriage with all of the nation's major cable and satellite television providers, making it currently available in more than 70 million homes. For more information, please visit natgeotv.com.
Neo-Pangea is an innovative digital agency that specializes in digital video production, Web design, 3-D design, interactive experiences and live-environment multimedia. It has created successful promotions for Fortune 100 brands across the globe such as National Geographic Channel, Comcast and Wal-Mart. For more information, visit neo-pangea.com.
SOURCE National Geographic Channel