Daily Trust (Abuja)

11 February 2013

Africa: Yookos Unveils Newer Version of Micro Blogging

Lagos — The Africa-born social networking site, Yookos has unveiled the latest version of its platform as part of the company's ongoing initiatives to match the social networking requirements of social media users.

The new platform was officially unveiled in Lagos at the weekend during a demo session at the company's regional office. It also released the desktop version which dovetails the recent launch of Yookos much anticipated mobile web version late last year in Johannesburg.

Speaking on the development, the Chief Executive Officer of Yookos, Tomisin Fashina said by offering the mobile version meant especially for phones, the company has made it possible for more people to join the fastest growing social network in Africa.

He noted that what makes Yookos to be a social networking site of choice is its ability to blend a multiplicity of social media functionalities and features into one intuitive and robust platform.

Fashina explained that users on this site do not have to have accounts on diverse social media platforms as all their requirements are met on a single platform.

He said users are not only able to sign-in with their other existing social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and Linked-In but they can now easily share all their Yookos posts with friends and family on these platforms as well.

According to Fashina; "After we launched Yookos about two years ago, we took time to really listen and understand our users much better to make sure they get the best out of our product. We've made huge investments to ensure that Yookos becomes a highly competitive and world-class platform that users can really enjoy and be proud of. In addition to the social sharing and sign-in integration we went further to give users more control over their own Yookos account by even allowing them to customise their streams and groups just by simply clicking, dragging, and dropping. That's how easy it is now."

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