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Quepasa Launches New Dating Application

Quepasa Corporation (PR Newswire) - 15 October 2009

Quepasa Launches New Dating Application

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quepasa Corporation (Pink Sheets: QPSA), one of the world's fastest-growing Latino social networks, today announced the launch of its Papacito dating application. The launch of the Papacito application is part of Quepasa's overall monetization strategy which will focus on distributed social media and applications tied into Quepasa's virtual economy, which will facilitate both virtual gifting and purchases of VIP subscriptions within this new dating application and scheduled future applications. As dating and flirting is among the top activities on Quepasa, the Company believes that this new application will enhance user experience and thus drive significant engagements.


Papacito aims to capitalize on the basic human interactions prevalent in social networks by facilitating this type of interaction with a fun and engaging social game. The application will allow users to anonymously admire other users by adding them as their "Papacito." Then, a gaming element is introduced, allowing users a limited number of guesses to try and choose from a larger segment of members who it was that selected them. If the user finds their "Papacito" both parties are notified and each person is awarded QPoints (a currency in the Quepasa virtual economy) for making their "Papacito Pick." Each month the users with the most picks will be crowned the Quepasa "Papacito of the Month." To increase game play and extend functionality, more guesses per game will be available via both ala carte pricing and a monthly subscription fee payable via QDollars, the Quepasa premium virtual currency.

"Social applications represent a critical element within both our monetization and retention strategy," said John Abbott, CEO of Quepasa. "The activity on Quepasa is social in nature and a lot of it could be categorized as 'flirting.' So, by giving our users tools and making it into a game, we believe that the Papacito application will be well received by our 5 million members. This is evidenced by the convergence of other popular dating sites and social networks and new dating applications being released for all the major social networks including VC backed projects."

About Quepasa Corporation

Quepasa Corporation (Pink Sheets: QPSA), headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL with offices in Los Angeles, CA; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Scottsdale, AZ; Miami, FL; and Hermosillo, MX, owns (, one of the world's largest, trilingual, Latino social networks. is an authentic Latino community that provides fun, interactive, and easy to use social tools, and rich multimedia content in English, Spanish and Portuguese to embrace Latinos everywhere, and empower them to connect online, compete in contests and games and share their interests, ideas, and activities.

Mike Matte, Chief Financial Officer
Quepasa Corporation
(561) 491-4186

Source: Quepasa Corporation

CONTACT: Mike Matte, Chief Financial Officer of Quepasa Corporation,

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