Paltalk Launches Mobile App for Android Users

07 Apr 2011

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By Mandira Srivastava, TMCnet Contributor

In order to equip Android (News - Alert) phones with must-have and desirable-to-have mobile application, Paltalk, the real-time, video-based community with over 70 million downloads, released its mobile application for Android phones.Paltalk (News - Alert) is a provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking.

According to a press release, this application is already available for Blackberry and iPhone (News - Alert) and it will allow users to join existing chat rooms, view multiple simultaneous video streams within the rooms, participate in group chats via text and chat one-on-one via IM or text. The company also announced the development of video publishing capabilities for V2.0 of the app as well as app compatibility with the soon to be released Blackberry Playbook. 

Jason Katz, CEO of Paltalk, said, "We are delighted to add Android users to our rapidly increasing base of Paltalk mobile app users and to continue to seek new and enhanced functionalities in order to make their experience even richer, more and more, consumers are turning to their mobile devices to stay in touch and to stay up-to-date. Through the addition of the Paltalk app, users are now able to access their favorite Paltalk chat rooms, view videos, and meet and connect with friends anytime and from virtually anywhere."

Major features of the Paltalk Mobile app for Android include connecting to Paltalk chat rooms on the go, viewing multiple webcam videos within chat rooms, changing status, login as invisible and customize away messages, meeting new friends by searching over 3 million profiles, adding, removing and blocking pals, login using any Paltalk nickname and a forthcoming addition of 1:1 video broadcasting capabilities.

In other company news, TMCnet reported that Paltalk announced the addition of free calling worldwide, free SMS functionality and free push notifications for calls to its Vumber (News - Alert) Mobile application.

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