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June 24, 2011
Smurks Starts Updated App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with More Options
By Mandira Srivastava, TMCnet Contributor
The smartphone market share is increasing and there is widespread adoption of mobile data services. Mobile technology is continuously improving and mobile application stores are filled with plenty of new mobile applications.
Do you want to tell your friends how you feel? What are you doing? Smurks, one of the hottest new apps for iPhone (News - Alert), iPad and iPod touch users - who have rated it five stars - now allows fans even more ways to inject personality into their Facebook and Twitter communications through its new "Clip for Web" capabilities.
"Smurks users are not shy about telling us how they want to connect in the digital world," said Smurks Founder Pat Byrnes, a celebrated writer and a cartoonist at The New
Yorker. "They want to stand out and show how they really feel. Our new version gives them increased ways to communicate exactly what they are feeling with their friends online."
According to a press release, it has “Clip for Web" option that is part of a free update to the 99 cent app that enables users to paste their custom created Smurks links into Facebook (News - Alert) comments and Twitter Retweets, making Smurks' viral visibility almost unlimited much to the delight of fans who want to make their online social conversations unique and lively.
Byrnes has also recently been featured on Craig Peterson's highly rated "Tech Talk" radio show discussing Smurks growing popularity as this summer's go to app for kids away at camp who are looking to stay connected with their parents, friends at home and new friends.
Smurks, available for download at the App Store, allows people to morph a face into an exact expression of what they are feeling and share it via text, email, Facebook and Twitter adding a new emotional language to those channels far beyond the capabilities of traditional emoticons.Mandira Srivastava is a TMCnet contributor. She works as a full-time writer, ghostwriter and blogger, and has more than two years of experience in print and Web media. She has also worked on company brochures, website content and product descriptions, as well as proofreading and editing content. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Rich Steeves