WhereIveBeen.com Introduces Exclusive Bebo.com Travel Application and “Destination: Anywhere!” Travel Giveaway on Bebo.com
(SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2007) — Where I’ve Been (WIB), the Web’s leading social travel application, announces a partnership with Bebo.com, the global social media network with more than 40 million worldwide members and the U.K.’s second most engaging website after Google.* Broadening its social marketing initiatives globally, WhereIvebeen.com is launching a version of its popular interactive map as part of Bebo.com’s first open application introduction and as their first interactive travel tool, giving Bebo users access to new features; WIB at Bebo: www.bebo.com/whereivebeen/
Users simply click on their interactive map at bebo.com or at http://www.whereivebeen.com, to highlight and show where they’ve been, where they’d like to go, and where they’ve lived. WIB is unveiling exclusive features on Bebo.com for the next 30 days:
• “Togetherness Travel” – Lets users scroll over their friends’ profile pictures and view the cost of a flight, the currency exchange rate, and even the weather in their friends’ destination.
• “WIB: Cities” – Users can now show cities, in addition to countries they’ve lived in or traveled to and create their own profiles and view information about friends’ locations.
• “Band Tracker” – Allows music fans to track a favorite band on tour around the world.
“Where I’ve Been allows Bebo users to interact with other members in their network,” said Michael Birch, CEO and co-founder of Bebo. “The team at Where I’ve Been has built great application that’s fun and easy to use. We’re proud to have them as our premier travel partner for launch.”
“We are proud to be a key travel application on Bebo, and to introduce helpful and fun features that will attract new users and excite existing ones,” said Craig Ulliott, founder of Where I’ve Been.
Destination: Anywhere! Travel Giveaway for Bebo.com Members
To welcome Bebo users to the Where I’ve Been travel experience, WIB launches the Destination: Anywhere! Travel Giveaway. All users have to do for a chance to win is add WIB to their profile page and invite others to do the same. The top three travelers who invite the most people to add WIB will win a vacation anywhere in the world. First prize will be valued at $3000 USD—second and third prizes will be worth $750 USD.
About Where I’ve Been, LLC
Where I’ve Been, LLC was formed by a British-native as a Chicago-based start-up company dedicated to developing software for the travel social networking space. The Where I’ve Been interactive map is an add-on application and popular on several of the world’s leading social networks. For more information, visit www.WhereIveBeen.com.
Bebo is the world’s leading global Social Media Network. Building on the notion of traditional social networking websites, Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content through the Bebo website. Bebo has more than 40 million worldwide. Bebo also ranks as the UK’s most engaging website with the most page views per usage day amongst the top 100 most popular sites*.
Bebo was founded in 2005 by Michael and Xochi Birch.
*Source: comScore World Metrix
For Bebo, please contact: Julia Konstantinovsky, Civilia Public Relations (415) 439-4250, Julia@civiliapr.com
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