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 Exhibit 99.1 Pixunity Platform Launches In  


NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --, Inc. [KIWB.BB] expands Pixunity for its photo blogging community throughout the world with its latest platform launch in the French language. Accessed via "", Pixunity's photoblogging and sharing options will offer to the French-speaking world an interactive experience by designing and sharing photobooks.


In September, 2012, Kiwibox integrated for the first time, origin-based advertisements on its pixunity sites and has witnessed a more than 150% increase in the usage of its platform, with members creating new photo album sharing sessions. Pixunity has now more than 25.000 members tied together and sharing their photo experiences.


The designs and customizations offered in Pixunity will serve as a launching point for photo sharing by French users: while over 75% of the country's internet users use at least one social network and log on at least once per day, the French rank just below the top 10 countries in photo uploading and sharing statistics globally. Yet, 63% of French internet users blog with regular frequency, giving rise to Pixunity and how it can transcend traditional blogging offerings.


Pixunity is now available in the German, English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Indian and French languages.


About Company History was initially founded in 1999 to give teenagers a voice on the internet and was a leader in the teen oriented world for several years. In August 2007, the company was bought by Magnitude Information Systems, Inc., a publicly listed company. In 2008, the company launched a new version, Kiwibox 2.0 and in October 2009 the company launched Kiwibox 3.0, shifting its audience focus from teenagers to young adults. On December 31, 2009, Kiwibox Media Inc. merged with Magnitude Information Systems and changed its name to, Inc., the New York-based social network. In the first quarter of 2011, acquired, Half a year later successfully released an English-Version for the US-market, On September 31st, 2011 acquired the German social network community Kwick!, and finalized the acquisition in May 2012. KWICK!'s functionality mirrors that of Kiwibox,com, and maintains an activity rate of more than 2 billion page impressions a month. In the 2nd Quarter 2012 announced the Spanish versions of its social network platforms and . Kiwibox common shares are listed on the over-the-counter, Bulletin Board market under the symbol KIWB.OB.


This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from either historical or anticipated results, depending on a variety of factors, which include but are not limited to, statements regarding the company's potential acquisitions, its ability to obtain financing for these acquisitions, its ability to integrate any acquisition into its business and operations and manage such processes, and its ability to expand its membership, users and internet brand. The company's actual results could differ materially from those predicted or implied and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: the after effects of the global economic downturn, changes in political, business and economic conditions, including any conditions that affect ecommerce growth; fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates; the company's ability to deal with the increasingly competitive ecommerce environment, including competition for its targeted internet audiences, potential advertisers and, in general, from other social networks; the company's need and ability to manage other regulatory, tax and litigation risks as its services become offered in more jurisdictions and applicable laws become more restrictive; any changes the company may make to its market approach and offerings; the company's ability to upgrade and develop its systems, infrastructure and user-member service capabilities at reasonable cost; and the company's ability to maintain site stability and performance on its site while adding new products and features in a timely fashion. The forward-looking statements in this release do not include the potential impact of any acquisitions or divestitures that may be announced and/or completed after the date hereof.