Renren Inc. Announces the First SNS Application in Microsoft Windows 8 Store

2012-03-02 19:00 802

BEIJING, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) ("Renren" or the "Company"), China's leading real-name social networking internet platform, today announced the release of its customized high-definition client application ("Renren HD") for Microsoft's Windows 8 application store. Released at the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Conference held recently during the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain, Renren HD is the first social networking application selected by Microsoft.

Renren HD is designed to be fully-integrated with Windows 8, a generational change on Microsoft's flagship operating system. Through "share contract", a range of content from different applications can be shared at a single click, including web pages, pictures and videos. Customized for Windows 8, which focuses on integration with social networks and optimized for tablet usage, Renren HD has adopted features such as tiled Metro-style user interfaces and creative content delivery, resulting in a significantly enhanced user experience.

"We are very proud to be selected as the first SNS partner for Microsoft's new Windows store," said Joseph Chen, CEO of Renren. "Renren shares the vision of Windows 8 in its aspiration to revolutionize how content is delivered and shared between the next generation of digital devices. Renren HD was designed with the same philosophy."

About Renren Inc.

Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) operates the leading real name social networking internet platform in China. It enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information and user generated content, play online games, listen to music, shop for deals and enjoy a wide range of other features and services. Renren's platform includes the main social networking website, the online games center, the social commerce website, and the video-sharing website Renren had approximately 137 million activated users as of September 30, 2011.

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For more information, please contact:

Sam Lawn
Investor Relations Director
Renren Inc.
Tel: (+86 10) 8448 1818 ext 1300

Caroline Straathof
IR Inside
Tel: (The Netherlands) +31 6 5462 4301
Tel: (China): +86 136 9310 5055

Source: Renren Inc.