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25th July 2012

Rebellion Media Acquires Social Discovery Platform Jingu

rebellion mediaRebellion Media has added a critical component to its strategy with the acquisition of Jingu, the first mobile-only social discovery platform that allows users to find mobile messaging users around them and connect with them instantly. Jingu’s platform has grown aggressively since its launch and is currently processing over 100,000 messages per day. 
“The acquisition of Jingu brings a team to Rebellion that has ten years of mobile experience including being one of the product visionaries behind one of the most successful mobile applications worldwide, Blackberry Messenger (“BBM”).  We are excited for Jingu to join Rebellion both for the team’s mobile expertise as well as the million-plus and growing monthly active users on their platform,” said Ted Hastings, CEO of Rebellion Media.

“We had grown our user base aggressively with the initial launch of the app and proved the business model along the way.  We were looking for the digital media infrastructure that we could leverage to take our platform to the next level and found that our strategic direction aligned exceptionally well with Rebellion Media. We’re thrilled to be joining this aggressively growing organization and contributing our deep mobile expertise,” stated Theban Ganeshalingam, co-founder of Jingu.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 11:20 am and is filed under Business News, National News, Social Media. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    4:21 am on July 25th, 2012

    .@Rebellion_Media Acquires Social Discovery Platform Jingu http://t.co/tucMih7N

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