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Telly Officially Launches its Social Video Discovery App on Android Tablets, Also Bringing a New Version to iPad

Telly brings an immersive video experience to Android tablets, featuring carousel view and NFC beam capabilities for tap-friendly sharing

San Francisco, CA(30 May 2013)

Today Telly, the leader in social video discovery, is launching its popular video discovery app on Android tablets, designed specifically for watching and sharing great videos on a larger screen. The new app is available for download here.

“With tablets being the fastest growing mobile device for video discovery, we have been working hard to develop the best way to discover, watch and share great videos on the larger mobile screen,” said Telly CEO Mo Al Adham. “We’ve designed our Android tablet app from the ground up with casual mobile video discovery in mind. Features like Telly’s carousel view and our social My Telly feed have changed the way people watch video on mobile devices, and we are thrilled to bring features like these to Android tablet users.”

Telly’s Android Tablet App Features:

  • Fully optimized tablet experience for Android: Browse, create and discover videos through the personalized “My Telly” feed, which serves up all the content friends are watching and sharing on Telly, Facebook, Twitter and the Web, or via the “Popular” section
  • Carousel view: Telly brings its engaging carousel view to Android tablets. Enjoy a “lean-back” video watching experience on Telly’s cinema-like reel to easily view, engage or skip videos in your My Telly feed
  • NFC Beam Sharing: Share videos via NFC on Telly’s Android tablet app by simply tapping two Android tablets together to instantly transfer videos to friends
  • Tag friends in videos: Initiate conversation and connect with friends by tagging others with @mentions in videos you create or discover on Telly

This year, Telly has seen a 100% month over month increase in the number of videos viewed, and has added over 1.5 million users on mobile. Engagement has also been incredible, on Android in particular. A whopping 72% of registered users return to Telly’s Android smartphone app every month. Telly resonates with mobile consumers because of its unique, serendipitous content discovery experience, which blends social and popular video discovery in an easy to watch, lean-back format.

 

About Telly

Telly is a social video community that gives you a simple and fun way to discover videos you’ll love. We bring together the web’s best video content – from Telly’s own library of hosted content as well as videos from top sites like CNN, ESPN and YouTube – and make smart social recommendations based on what your friends are engaging with across the web. Telly also lets you easily create and share your own personal videos with our mobile apps. Originally branded Twitvid.com when the company first launched in 2009, today Telly.com is a fast growing social video community of over 8.5 million members who use Telly to discover and share the best videos online. For more about Telly, visit: www.telly.com