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Digital pioneers 5min and GGL team up to offer world's largest gaming communities contextually relevant, instructional videos.

Global Gaming (GGL), the world's largest online communities for mainstream and avid gamers and 5min (http://www.5min.com), the Internet's leading distributor of knowledge-based, professionally-produced instructional video, today announced a partnership to bring contextually relevant and dynamically delivered video segments to GGL's social platforms. The partnership will leverage 5min's VideoSeed platform and proprietary SmartPlayerâ„¢ to offer GGL Media's more than 20 million monthly unique users a compelling feature to help them manage their gaming lives across thousands of game titles.

With this partnership, 5min will provide the GGL communities with the most up-to-date videos relevant to the niche gaming culture to enhance and expand its already popular gaming destinations. In addition, GGL users will have an easy way to share tips, insights, strategies and commentary around their favorite game titles within the GGL community environment.

"People come to GGL to share insights, compete, socialize and learn more about the game titles they are playing" said GGL CEO Ted Owen. "By dynamically delivering instructional videos around each gaming experience, we are meeting the desires for our consumers while offering yet another way to engage and have fun in their communities."

"The partnership between 5min and GGL further reinforces the benefits of the syndication economy," said 5min CEO Ran Harnevo. "As the GGL network becomes populated with 5min's expansive video library, the highly engaged and finely targeted audience of GGL will undoubtedly attract a new wave of content producers and brands to the various communities. The connection between destination, producer and advertiser is a dynamic relationship that 5min is determined to cultivate through various niche verticals, including gaming."

About GGL Global Gaming
GGL Global Gaming is an online gaming network providing millions of gaming fans with a unique social/interactive platform where they can connect, compete & manage their gaming lives across hundreds of game titles on all game platforms. Founded by gaming fanatics and lead by a collection of gaming insiders, GGL works in partnership with leading game publishers and developers to provide users with the ability to share game play data and statistics related to their personal gaming experiences. With 2.5 million registered gamers and more than 20 million monthly unique users across their properties, GGL has been a major part of the growth of the video gaming industry and culture since the company's launch in 2003.

About 5min
Backed by Spark Capital, 5min develops technologies and platforms that power the targeted syndication and monetization of online video content. 5min is creating online vertical content networks which it programs with content-rich video on lifestyle interests including arts, business, fashion, sports, home, music, health, tech, food, among others. Having developed a proprietary semantic technology to power its VideoSeed distribution platform, 5min serves contextually-relevant video from its extensive destination site library of expert instructional titles licensed from the world's leading media studios and semi-professional independents. 5min's content is broadcasted on 5min.com and across its vast network of comprehensive knowledge and vertical interest site publishers.    

Media Relations Contacts:

For 5min
Sam Fletcher
CJP Communications
(212) 279.3115 ext 248

For GGL Global Gaming
Jason Damata
Fabric Media
(917) 279.8706

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