SANTA MONICA, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 2, 2010 — iPhone social networking site and application discovery portal www.FreeAppADay.com will announce on March 9th at the 2010 Game Developers Conference the winners of the first FAAD Certified Awards. Top FreeAppADay.com promoted applications will be honored with gold, silver and bronze awards using a formula combining votes from the FAAD community with the overall downloads generated by an application during a FAAD campaign. However, only a single developer will be the recipient of the coveted FAAD certified Platinum Award representing the most downloaded application in a single month.
"I am really excited to present the FAAD awards at the GDC," says Stacy Kramer, VP of marketing at FreeAppADay.com. "FreeAppADay.com has only been live since January but we still managed to generate millions of downloads for our partners, sending their applications to the top of the App Store ranking on a regular basis while helping them generate more revenue in the process."
FreeAppAday will also officially announce the launch of the FAAD Cares Initiative which is aimed at promoting apps that are making a difference for the less fortunate, the environment and other commendable causes."
"We are really proud to be able to use the site to help make a difference for various causes," says Joe Bayen, founder and CEO of ICS Mobile and FreeAppADay.com. We recently partnered with the altruist application Cause World and we are planning on promoting more apps which can help make a real difference."
January App Nominees: Battle Bear iBomber, Pizza Zombie, Air Hockey, Rope N fly, Compression, Cocoto Kart, Low Grav Racer, iStunt, GeoFighter
February App Nominees: FaceFighter, Low Grav Racer 2, Navy Patrol: Advanced Premium, Pollywog, Tiki Totem, AstraWare Casino, 4x4 Jam, Valet Hero, MyTP Snowboarding, Steampunk Hockey
Non-Game App Nominees: Care World, TextPlus, FastMall, Fluxtunes, iCatchall, Belindra
Cause World can be downloaded on itunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/causeworld/id343905383?mt=8
FreeAppADay.com is a social networking website built to facilitate iPhone application discovery as well as offer a centralized location for iPhone enthusiasts and developers of polished iPhone applications.
Jennifer Collins, 1-310-598-5199