Showing posts from June, 2015

Multimedia Platforms Acquires Next Magazine, New York's Leading Gay Lifestyle Publication

Multimedia Platforms, Inc., the only LGBTQ publicly traded media company, today announced closing on the acquisition of New York's leading gay lifestyle weekly resource Next Magazine from RND Publications. Next began publishing in 1993 and today has over 50,000 weekly print readers, in excess of 120,000 monthly on-line unique visitors, 14,000 Twitter followers and a following on Facebook that exceeds 75,000 fans. Multimedia Platforms current Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Hopper, will be appointed Publisher of NEXT . With the closing of Next , MMPW has further consolidated the LGBTQ media marketplace by connecting top brands in top markets to create one, unified, national brand. These markets represent highly sought after target areas for Fortune 500 companies to reach a large percentage of the $850 Billion total purchasing power of the U.S. LGBTQ community. Leading global brands including Marriott, Nike, American Airlines, Starbucks and Walmart have all di

Blued, China's #1 Gay Social Media App Sponsors OUTFEST & Invites You to DTLA's Newest Gay Bar Redline

Blued , China’s #1 social media app announced today its ongoing commitment to the western market with a day sponsorship on Saturday 11 th July during Outfest , Los Angeles’ LGBT Film Festival from July 9 - 19 th . They are also planning a launch party in Los Angeles on Saturday on the 11 th at Redline Bar , downtown Los Angeles’ newest Gay bar. Blued, owned by , China’s largest gay website, recently made headlines when they partnered with Alibaba to bring 10 same-sex couples to Los Angeles to take part in a group wedding. The nuptials are set to take place on the steps of the West Hollywood Library on Tuesday, June 9th 2015 at 9:00 am three days before the kick-off of the 45th annual Los Angeles Pride Weekend. Now with Outfest’s sponsorship & after-party they are solidifying their commitment to North America. “Outfest, Los Angeles’ LGBT film festival seemed like the perfect way to keep our endeavors into the US going,” said Ben Mason, Blued’s marketing dir