Layers Transforms the Web into a Personalized Social Channel

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The Chrome browser app is an elegant, fluid way to see what friends and family are sharing on social networks, as well as a new way to read the web

“Social media has changed the way we use the Internet, yet the web itself has remained the same,” said Marcos Cuevas, CEO of Layers.

Layers, the Google Chrome™ browser app that is transforming the way people use the social web, launches and is ready for download at layers.com/chrome/app as well as in the Chrome Web Store.

With the transition from Web 2.0 to the Social Web, people are looking at ways to better find, discover and engage with information and content - those from friends, family and colleagues to their favorite sports teams, local news and things that matter most to each person. The new Layers app for Google Chrome is that next step.

The Layers app for Google Chrome transforms the experience of surfing through the social web into an elegant, visual flow, providing users a simple way to get updates, view videos and share content in one format.

“Social media has changed the way we use the Internet, yet the web itself has remained the same,” said Marcos Cuevas, CEO of Layers. “With Layers, we are changing the way people look at their social networks, and changing the experience to mirror other pleasurable activities, such as perusing a book or flipping through your TV channels.”

Just as people naturally flip through magazines or channel surf to find things that interest them, Layers gives people the online version of channel surfing for what most interests them, ranging from their Facebook and Twitter networks to content through RSS feeds to sharing and viewing what most interests their friends and family.

The introduction of the Layers for Google Chrome application represents Layers’ mission of making using the social web a more enjoyable experience.

About Layers
Layers Beta for Google Chrome™ is your personalized social channel. Layers offers an elegant, fluid way to see what your friends are sharing on social networks, letting all your networks flow together. With Layers you can share, discover and interact with everything you care about all in one place.

Layers is one of a new breed of services that represent the next logical step in the evolution of the Web. The company, founded in 2008, is headquartered in Barcelona with offices in New York and San Francisco and has a loyal, rapidly-growing user base who are seeing the Web in a whole new way with Layers. Layers is lead by a solid management team with proven experience in new media and the Internet business.
URL: layers.com

About the Chrome Web Store
The Chrome Web Store is an online marketplace where users can search, browse and use web-based applications and extensions. From productivity tools to research sites to interactive games, the Chrome Web Store helps users find the best applications on the web.

About the Chrome Browser
First launched in the Fall of 2008, the Chrome web browser has become known worldwide for its speed, simplicity and security. With a sleek user interface, cutting-edge speed improvements and innovative security architecture, Chrome lets users browse the modern web faster and safer than ever before.

For additional information, please contact:

United States:
Jeremy Pepper
Layers PR
jspepper (at) gmail (dot) com
(858) 353-3096

Europe:
Jennifer Woodard
Layers PR
jennifer (at) layers (dot) com
+34 685 138 904

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