PeerStream Joins YouNow as Launch Partner in Props Developer Network
Users of Popular Social Video Apps Paltalk and Camfrog Will Have the Potential to Earn Props Tokens, Providing In-App Functionality and a Stake in the Network
NEW YORK - (NewMediaWire) - June 21, 2019 - PeerStream, Inc. (“PeerStream,” the “Company,” “we,” “our” or “us”) (OTCQB: PEER), a communications software innovator developing enhanced security and privacy solutions for video, voice, and text applications and data transmission, today announced that it is joining with YouNow, Inc. as a launch partner in the Props developer network. The Company’s popular social video apps, Paltalk and Camfrog, will be among the first apps to integrate this novel token-based user reward system. PeerStream intends to go live with the initial integration in the third quarter of 2019.
Props is an open-source project intended to tokenize the digital economy by connecting a network of apps and developing a platform to reward the people who grow those digital communities using blockchain technology and a token. The Props Token is designed to enable a decentralized network of apps, operating independently of one another, to share an underlying currency that empowers end-users who create, consume and engage with content and services.
PeerStream intends to integrate the Props tokens as a loyalty system for users of its popular social video apps Paltalk and Camfrog, two of the largest live video social communities. Pending regulatory approvals, rights to receive Props tokens could be granted to users as a reward for video chat hosting, engagement and other beneficial community-building activities. Rewarded users can hold Props to get in-app benefits and take ownership in a token that has value on other participating apps.
Alex Harrington, CEO of PeerStream, commented: “We believe Props will enable us to turn Paltalk and Camfrog content creators into stakeholders in the network, and for the first time, become partners in the success of the network. It will be an important tool for us to better incentivize and align our ongoing success with the most important users of our apps.”
About PeerStream, Inc. (OTCQB: PEER)
PeerStream is a communications software innovator developing enhanced security and privacy solutions for video, voice, and text applications and data transmission. Our offerings target consumer, government and enterprise clients. Using multi-layered encryption, blockchain technology and other recent innovations, we are developing our proprietary PeerStream Protocol (“PSP”) to offer clients maximal data security and confidentiality over distributed or decentralized networks. We also recently launched our Backchannel product suite in private beta, which includes cross platform applications, middleware and software development kits designed to offer a highly secure end user communication experience when coupled with PSP. For 20 years, we have built and continue to operate innovative consumer applications, including Paltalk and Camfrog, two of the largest live video social communities. The Company has a long history of technology innovation and holds 26 patents.
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