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WebMediaBrands' Inside Network Announces Program for Inside Social Apps, December 3 in New York City

(New York, NY - October 11, 2012) - WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced that John Spinale, Senior Vice President of Social Games at Disney Interactive Media Group, and Mike Foley, Head of Corporate Development at Electronic Arts (EA), will participate in panel discussions at Inside Networks' Inside Social Apps (#ISANYC), December 3 in New York City.

Spinale will offer perspective on how major platform operators can improve the developer ecosystem during the session, Facebook, iOS, Android: Which Platform Holds the Most Opportunity in 2013? Foley will speak on the panel Investing in Social and Mobile Games, addressing which types of mobile apps are safe bets, which types to keep an eye on, and what apps are seeing less traction as interest wanes. Investors will learn what to look for in mobile app opportunities, developers will explore points of convergence between platforms, and marketers will garner fresh ideas to engage audiences and retain users.

"Inside Social Apps presents a richer, more in-depth view of the mobile and social world than what most other tech industry conferences offer," said AJ Glasser, Inside Network's Managing Editor. "Between our industry leading panelists and our frank, earnest approach to data, our show is unlike any other and well worth the trip to New York in December."

The first New York version of Inside Social Apps has been designed to provide attendees with insight and advice from the brightest and most active minds in social app development. Additional speakers include professionals from Facebook, Wildfire, GSN Digital, TripAdvisor, Heyzap, Fan Appz, and Idle Games.

Featured panel sessions include:

  • The Future of Mobile App Discovery & Marketing
  • Social and Mobile Game Product Design and Development
  • Monetizing Social and Mobile Games
  • Social Apps for Marketers and Brands: Maximizing Audience Engagement

Inside Social Apps brings together publishers, developers, digital content strategists, investors, venture capitalists, mobile advertisers, and entrepreneurs for an extensive look into the emerging social apps industry.

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For inquiries on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Frank Fazio at [email protected].

For event news and updates, follow Inside Network on Twitter via @InsideNetwork.

Inside Social Apps official sponsors and partners include: Social Reality, Adotomi Agency, Appnext, SocialClicks, SoftLayer, Tapjoy, W3i, AdParlor, Inside Facebook, Inside Social Games, Inside Mobile Apps, Inside Network Research, AppData, and PageData.

About Inside Network
Inside Network is the industry's leading research and media organization dedicated to providing original market research, critical analysis, data services and news on the Facebook platform, social gaming, and mobile applications ecosystems. Based in San Francisco, California, Inside Network produces expert-level information for analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs. Inside Network was founded by Justin Smith in 2006 and is comprised of the online properties: Inside Facebook, Inside Social Games, Inside Mobile Apps, Inside Virtual Goods, Inside Social Commerce, Inside Network Research, AppData, and PageData. For more on Inside Network, please visit:

About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) ( is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to social media, traditional 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, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, and mobile; (ii), a leading network of online properties providing original market research, data services, news, and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming, and on mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii), a leading blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data, and Big Data. 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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