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MessageMe Chat App Records 5 Million Downloads in 75 Days

MessageMe, a new app that rethinks the idea of an SMS by letting users send music, videos, photos, drawings and even location information, is taking off pretty quickly.

The company revealed this week that in its first 10 days, the app had been downloaded 1 million time. In the first 75 days, the app was downloaded 5 million times. The success is gaining the company some funding. They have just raised $10 million in venture capital funding.

Here is more about the company’s vision from a blog post written by the co-founders:

While communication means something different to everyone, whether it be our users in North America, Europe or Asia, or 15-20 year old males or females, what remains the same is the desire for freedom of expression.  Pencil and paper revolutionized communication by allowing for more accessible and ubiquitous mediums of expression; we’ve set out to build a service that accentuates this natural style on connected devices.

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