Fliptu to Power Fan Social Hub for Global Citizen Festival

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Emerging social media & commerce platform will power an online social hub for Global Citizen Festival to amplify the festival experience for fans.

Fliptu, a social media & commerce platform, announced today that they have partnered with Global Citizen Festival in Central Park to power an online social hub at http://www.globalfestival.com to help fans keep up with the action before, during and after the festival.

Fliptu’s social hub service aggregates pictures, video clips & other media fans are sharing before, during and after festivals and concerts into a visually engaging social hub, giving non-attending fans a vicarious way to experience the festival online and serving as a visual memento of the festival for all fans to enjoy.

“We’re honored and humbled to partner with the Global Citizen Festival team and contribute to such a profound cause of eradicating poverty across the globe,” offered Jeremy Gocke, Fliptu’s founder. “The festival social hub aggregates the conversation and visual sharing across multiple social services into one location for fans to engage around the Global Citizen Festival, increasing the profile of the event and amplifying Global’s message in a new and interactive way,” continued Gocke.

Global Citizen Festival will take place on September 28, 2013 in Central Park and features an impressive lineup including Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys and John Mayer. “Social media is such an important part of the campaigns we run on Global Citizen. One of the ways that fans earn a ticket to our annual music festival in Central Park is through social media engagement. Fliptu helps to visual the movement we are building in a powerful way and keeps our Global Citizens engaged through out the year,” offered Ryan Gall, Co-Founder & Executive Producer of the Global Citizen Festival.

More information regarding Global Citizen Festival can be found at http://www.globalfestival.com.

About Fliptu:

Fliptu powers social media hubs for some of the world's most notable brands & personalities and thousands of other brands, individuals & key influencers. Fliptu enables any brand or creator, on any budget, to create a social fan page or social hub in less than 60 seconds. Fliptu is based in Los Angeles, CA and is back by Scout Ventures, David Seldin of Tricera Partners, Kelly Perdew, and several other angels.

About Global Citizen Festival:

The first Global Citizen Festival, co-founded by Ryan Gall and The Riot House, took place on September 29, 2012 in New York City’s Central Park, where 60,000 people joined musicians including Neil Young, Foo Fighters and The Black Keys, along with celebrities, leading NGO partners, dignitaries and philanthropists to lend their voice in the fight to end extreme poverty. This festival was the first live entertainment event that could be accessed solely through points earned by activist work on behalf of Global Citizen partner charities and made history as the largest syndicated music charity webcast and broadcast. During the Festival, supporting non-profit partners announced a total of $1,314,700,000 in commitments that will support crucial anti-poverty initiatives. The second annual Global Citizen Festival will take place Sept. 28, 2013 on Central Park’s Great Lawn with Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys, and John Mayer.

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