MI2N
Music Industry News Network
FRIDAY, JULY 31ST
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Tech News (more headlines) 02-22-2014

With Expansion Into More Than 3500 Cities In 3 Months, At The Pool Is Breaking Through At SXSW

Bookmark and Share

At The Pool, a Los Angeles-based technology company launched a new app last November to connect friends offline. After being featured as the #1 new social app in the iTunes App Store and growing its member-base to more than 120 countries and 3500 cities, At The Pool is connecting friends together this year at SXSW.

"At The Pool has made more than 3 million introductions between local like-minded members through the web platform alone, and if we've learned anything it's that social discovery just doesn't work. It's a nice concept, but in reality we don't want to meet a stranger just because, for example, they like the same music and they're nearby," stated Alex Capecelatro, At The Pool CEO.

At The Pool's mobile app puts the focus on friends. Through the app, it's easy to see what's trending nearby, and which of your friends are involved with that specific activity. With relevant content, an attractive UI, and a rapidly growing global network, At The Pool is a fun and easy way to see what your friends are doing right here, right now.

At The Pool is the best way to connect with your friends at SXSW, and the app won't drain your iPhone's battery life. Location-specific information is relevant to individuals and their friends, so it makes sense to know when your friend arrives in Austin, and which show they are seeing first.

Notable companies like Twitter and Foursquare got their big break at SXSW. It's a tech-infused hotbed where movers and shakers go to experience the next "big thing." The big hype last year was "Social Discovery" with companies like Highlight and Circle gaining a lot of attention. To date neither has taken off.

SXSW is one of the largest interactive film, music, and technology events in the world, and At The Pool is being hyped up as the tool to keep up with your friends at the festival. By posting content specific to your location, your friends will easily be able to see what you're up to, and reach out if they're interested in joining in.

At The Pool is your local network. Through the Shout view, you can easily filter the distance toggle between 1, 10, and 50 miles. Shouting is like a proactive status update; a way to gain advice, find a friend, or simply showcase the music you are listening to. The more friends you add, the easier it is to find someone nearby to enjoy the festivities with.

At The Pool is unique because it doesn't aim to break the ice for you, that you can do organically. The app makes it easy to find your friends at SXSW, and enjoy the experience together.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

International R&B/Soul Artist Devon Howard Goes Back To Classic R&B With New CD 'Return To Love'

IES Rock Honors Set To Induct Icons Lemmy & Motorhead, Slash, The Ramones & The Runaways

Gypsy Funk, Twenty-Seven Songs And A Bucket

Mirage Box Release Follow Up Single Last Beautiful Woman

825 Records Releases Kerchief's Debut Album "Machines And Animals"

I E S 1 5 - The Indie Entertainment Summit For 2015 Is All Set For August 5-8 In L.A.


SplashFlood Launches New Talent-Based App To Help Artists Promote Their Music

Number 1 iTunes World Artist Breaks The New Age Barrier



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» RMLC Voluntarily Withdraws Its Antitrust Lawsuit Against SESAC
» The Future Of Music Is The Experience
» Blachawk Records Signs Pop Artist Ravoshia
» Rap Duo Conceptz Two In A Row On Billboard Charts
» New York’s Radiotheatre Comes To Seattle’s Puget Sound FM
» Peggy Still Johnson, Brian Hudson And Steve Sidman Named Advisors Of Georgia Music Partners
» Universal Music Publishing Group Announces Major New Features In Royalty Window Online Account Portal
» City Parks Foundation Presents Summerstage 30th Anniversary Season
» AMSS 'JAYMEL' BRINGS SUMMER VIBES TO INDIA'S MORIOR INVICTUS
» Mocean Worker, Ursula 1000 Sign With Superior Music Publishing


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» New Island Entertainment Presents A F8ckin Birthday Extravaganza At Santos Party House
» MusicDish*China Booking (Snow Mountain), DDC, NAMM Musikmesse Russia And NMS
» 365 Days From Dusk Till Dawn: DDC 1 Year Anniversary Program
» The Challenges Of Learning How To Play Drums
» Blue Note Entertainment Group Further Expands East With New Venue In Beijing
» From North Korea To NYC - Shanghai DJ B.O Spins Libation & Leftfield
» Bay Area Chinese Music Association Presents Second Hand Rose West Coast Show
» Cooking Vinyl's Martin Goldschmidt Calls For Direct Tax Breaks For Music
» Strong Opportunities For International Tech Manufacturers Among Chinese Consumers
» New Island Entertainment Presents Second Hand Rose @ New York's Santos Party House
» MusicDish*China Tours, Signing, NYCxDesign And Planetrox
» Award-Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.