Riff Raters iPad App Makes Facebook Relevant

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[prMac.com] San Rafael, California - Tired of all your friends updating Facebook with details of what they had for dinner or where they ate it? How much lamer can FarmVille get? The Riff Raters app puts the fun back in social media. The new Riff Raters iPad app reinvents the Facebook experience, elevating it from the inane to the insane. Along the way, it transforms the iPad, iPhone or iPod touch into an instant recording studio - with an endless number of listeners at your fingertips.

Riff Raters is a must-have, music social-networking app that lasted on Apple's "What's Hot" list for two weeks in December. The 99 cents Riff Raters app, with thousands already sold, is for musicians, aspiring musicians or for those who enjoy music and don't know the difference between a guitar's C-chord and Vitamin C.

With a press of a button, your just-recorded riffs instantly reverberate across social media platforms. Fellow riffers rate and comment on your riffs. The Riff Raters community has access to your Riff Raters' profile, which includes links to your personal websites and your profiles on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.

Like the iPhone and iPod touch version, Riff Raters on the iPad allows you to record 20-second musical riffs or, as we say, "musical tweets." Upload them to the app's ever-growing and searchable database. What's more, upload your recorded riffs - even if it's your dog trying to bark the latest Eminem song - to your Facebook account or fan page. That should give your Facebook friends something to croon over.

The app has a Top 25 chart. Chart toppers win $10 iTunes gift cards weekly. Follow Riff Raters on Twitter or head to our Facebook fan page.

What are others saying about Riff Raters?

"Riff Raters is awesome! Thank you for developing such a fun and beneficial app for musicians," said Revofoto, one of the thousands of riffers who records and rates riffs daily.

"Once you posted a riff it becomes addicting," riffer lethol1 said.

Supported Languages:
* US English and Japanese

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 2.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Riff Raters 1.4 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category. This app was created by Joy Entertainment LLC in partnership with iPhone application developer, Big Nerd Ranch. A free Lite version is available where you can only listen to riffs.

Joy Entertainment LLC specializes in developing and implementing successful iPhone, iPad and iPod touch applications. We have developed over 5 applications. We also work with clients to develop applications that are entertaining, utilitarian, socially conscious, informative and fun. Joy Entertainment LLC opened its doors in February 2009 in San Rafael California. Copyright (C) 2010 Joy Entertainment LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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