Social Networking Application DateBid Joins Small Group Exclusively Accepting Facebook Credits Currency

Dec 20, 2010, 07:00 ET from DateBid Limited

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

What:

DateBid, a webcam auction-style dating game on Facebook, announced today that it now exclusively accepts Facebook Credits for the purchase of its in-game currency, DateBid dollars. DateBid Limited, the game's parent organization, has agreed with Facebook that it will make the virtual currency the primary method of payment for the social networking game. Currently, DateBid is one of only 200+ applications (out of 550,000+) approved by Facebook to use the Facebook Credits virtual currency program.  



How:

DateBid is a webcam auction-style dating game where members can bid for webcam dates with other players using DateBid Dollars, the in-game currency used to place bids, unlock features, and send virtual gifts. DateBid also conducts Celebrity Charity Auctions where fans can bid to win 10 min video chats with winning bid amounts donated to the Celebrity's Charity of choice.



When:

Facebook Credits can be redeemed for DateBid dollars now at http://apps.facebook.com/datebid/.



About
Facebook
Credits:

Facebook Credits are a virtual currency used to buy virtual goods in many games and applications on or connected to the Facebook platform. Inside Social Games reports 93% of top Facebook games use Facebook Credits in a growing marketplace of over 800 million game sessions a month on Facebook. Reports have shown users are 40-60% more likely to purchase online if their credit card info is already stored. Facebook Credits can be purchased with credit cards, PayPal, mobile payments like Zong, as well as at Target, Best Buy, Game Stop and 7-Eleven retail stores via Facebook Gift Cards. For more information on Facebook Credits go to: http://www.facebook.com/credits/.



About
DateBid
Limited:

DateBid Limited is a privately-held company, based in the U.K., that brings innovative social network entertainment to people online and on mobile devices.  DateBid combines social gaming and online dating in an auction-style ice-breaker game for meeting new people. For more information about DateBid, please visit http://bit.ly/datebidprofile or the about pages within the game at http://www.datebid.com/.



Contact:

For more information, please contact Kyle Loomis of Global Results Communications at (949) 608-0276 or datebid@globalresultspr.com.



SOURCE DateBid Limited