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MicroStrategy Launches Alert App Allowing Facebook Fans to Follow Their Favorite Celebrities and Brands
Combines the Power of Twitter with the Content of Facebook
Monte Carlo, July 12, 2011 – MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software introduces Alert, a free Facebook application. Alert helps you get more from Facebook by making it easy to follow all of your favorite celebrities and brands in one place. Alert is available today at www.alert.com, or at the Apple App Store.
Alert is a mobile application that keeps your favorite Facebook Pages right at your fingertips, while you’re on the go. You can conveniently follow your favorite teams, athletes, artists, magazines, stores, celebrities, and other brands through Alert’s cleanly organized user interface, avoiding the clutter of your Facebook newsfeed. Even better, you can fully interact with your favorite Pages without leaving the Alert application. Like and Share interesting posts, add new Pages, respond to Events, view photo albums and video content, or listen to music from your favorite Pages and all from within the Alert app.
Alert has extended functionality that surpasses Twitter, such as support for more than 140 characters, multimedia support, ability to RSVP to events, and sharing of updates within your Facebook friend networks.
With Alert, Facebook users can now do the following:
- Filter and organize their favorite celebrities and brands
- Find the good things quickly from the celebrities and brands they follow
- Share favorite content immediately with friends
“The average Facebook fan follows 80 different Pages,” said Michael J. Saylor, chairman and CEO of MicroStrategy. “It can be very difficult to sort through the most important updates and information you are getting. But Alert helps you keep up with all of your Facebook content, so you don’t miss a thing.”
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a global leader in business intelligence (BI) technology. MicroStrategy software enables leading organizations worldwide to analyze the vast amounts of data stored across their enterprises to make better business decisions. The MicroStrategy platform delivers actionable information to business users via the web and mobile devices, including the iPad, iPhone, and BlackBerry. Companies choose MicroStrategy for its ease-of-use, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability. MicroStrategy offers free reporting software that can be downloaded from its website. To learn more about MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), visit www.microstrategy.com and follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/microstrategy) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/microstrategy).
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MicroStrategy 9, MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform, Alert are either trademarks or registered trademarks of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and certain other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.