Yookos network unveils new platform

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By Emeka Aginam

Just as it helps local developers deliver applications that are relevant to the local setting with application programming interface (API), Yookos, African social networking hub has repositioned its online platform to make social networking more exciting to its over 10 million users.

This is part of the company’s ongoing initiatives to match the social networking requirements of social media users by offering an exciting and engaging products.

At the launch of the new product I Lagos recently, the Chief Executive Officer, Yookos, Mr. Tomisin Fashina said that the release of the desktop version came on the heels of the recent inauguration of its much anticipated mobile web version late last year in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Some of the interesting features that can be found on Yookos , according to him will include the ability to post or comment straight from your email by simply replying to the notification email.

By offering the mobile version meant especially for feature phones, he said that the social network site has enables more people to join the fastest-growing social network in Africa.

He informed that what made Yookos a social networking site of choice was its ability to blend a multiplicity of social media functionalities and features into one intuitive and robust platform.

“We’ve made huge investments to ensure that Yokohama 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 customize their streams and groups just by simply clicking, dragging, and dropping. That’s how easy it is now.” he said.

He added that Yookos has always tried to ensure that users can get all the functionality they require from a social network in one place with their offering.

The intention on this latest version, according to him was no different but a significant step-up in the offering once a user signs-up. It is a bouquet of offerings that one would normally have to go through a few sites to enjoy all found in one place.

“Users would not need to have accounts on diverse social media platforms. All their requirements will be met on a single platform. Users are not only able to sign-in with their other existing social media accounts such as Face-book, Twitter, G mail, and Linked-In . They can easily share all their Yookos posts with friends and family on these platforms as well.

“After we inaugurated 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 customize their streams and groups just by simply clicking, dragging, and dropping. That’s how easy it is now.” he explained.

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