WhosHere for iPhone Adds Support for Five New Languages

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Incredibly popular iOS social networking application, WhosHere, adds Arabic, Dutch, German, Italian and Thai language support. The two million-plus WhosHere user community can select any of eleven languages.

A screen shot of nearby WhosHere users with results shown in Arabic

Nearby users in Kuwait City

The adoption of WhosHere overseas has been sensational. As a result we continue to apply resources to improve the experience for our international users. We will be adding several more languages in the coming months.

myRete, Inc. added German and Italian to its iOS application, WhosHere®, in its most recent release. The incredibly popular iOS mobile social networking application will add Arabic, Dutch and Thai next.

The German and Italian versions of WhosHere were released on January 25. The next version of WhosHere, version 2.8.1, will include Arabic, Dutch and Thai, and has been submitted to Apple. This version will be on the app store soon. In addition to the new languages, WhosHere 2.8.1 also includes performance enhancements.

Bryant Harris, founder & CEO said, “The adoption of WhosHere overseas has been sensational. As a result we continue to apply resources to improve the experience for our international users. We will be adding several more languages in the coming months.”

WhosHere is the first mobile social networking app for the iPhone to let you meet new people and interact based on proximity. The application introduces you to people that you have something in common. When you find someone interesting, you can send them free text and image messages and make free VOIP calls. All this is done without disclosing any personal information unless the user chooses to provide it.

The most common uses of WhosHere include dating, making new friends, chatting with like minded people, looking for jobs, selling stuff, looking for clients, promoting bands, practicing foreign language skills with native speakers and virtual tourism.

WhosHere was a Social Networking finalist in Mashable’s 2009 Open Web Awards and is a 2010 Hot Ticket nominee for Best Bootstrap by the Northern Virginia Technology Council.

WhosHere runs on all Apple iOS devices: the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It is available for free download on Apple’s iTunes App Store and can easily be found at myRete.com/download. Users of WhosHere can find online help at myRete.com/support and on YouTube (http://YouTube.com/WhosHerebyMyRete).

About WhosHere and myRete, Inc.
WhosHere has over 2 million users in 150-plus countries. Over 1.5 billion free text messages and 80 million free images have been sent via WhosHere. It is used in over 150 countries and the app is localized in Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Thai.

myRete, Inc. was founded in March 2008 with the singular focus of bringing an exceptional mobile social networking experience to the iPhone and its millions of users. Rete is Italian for "network". Offices: San Mateo, CA and Alexandria, VA.

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