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2011 Press

Mediabistro's SocialTimes Pro Publishes Research Reports on Social Commerce and Trends in Facebook Games

New York, NY - April 7, 2011 - (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced its two latest Facebook research reports entitled 'Social Commerce: Shopping on Facebook (And Beyond)' and 'Future Trends in Facebook Games.'

With the Facebook user base nearing 650 million, Facebook Credits gaining traction as a virtual currency, and everyone from Warner Bros., to JC Penney, to Brooks Brothers setting up shop, 2011 appears to be the year that Facebook commerce will reach the tipping point. SocialTimes Pro dug into the data behind the hype to give subscribers a first look into this emerging market for retailers of all sizes.

SocialTimes Pro also released a report on future trends in Facebook games. With a growing user base and venture funding at stake, social game developers are looking to a number of innovations to better monetize their user base. SocialTimes Pro reveals what the future holds for monetizing Facebook games.

SocialTimes Pro offers two monthly reports on topics related to Facebook, Virtual Goods, and Social Gaming. SocialTimes Pro is associated with Mediabistro's and For more information, visit

About WebMediaBrands Inc.

WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (, headquartered in New York, NY, is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to media and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade shows. The Company's online business includes: (i), a leading blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources (including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, sports news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, mobile, and the Semantic Web; and (ii), a leading network of online properties providing content, education, community, career, and other resources for creative and design professionals. The Company's online business also includes community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos and premium membership services. The Company's trade show and educational offerings include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription libraries on topics covered by the Company's online business.

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Greg Horowitz
Director of Membership
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Director of Marketing
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