BreakingSports Partners with FanSided for Editorial Content

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Breaking Data Corp. (TSXV: BKD) is pleased to announce a partnership with FanSided to provide its BreakingSports app users access to editorial content.

BreakingSports, the app that delivers the fastest sports news and updates, will now deliver editorial content from FanSided that includes a thriving collection of over 300 communities dedicated to bringing together fans to share their common passions.

With BreakingSports, users receive timely push notifications on their favorite players and teams with social media sourced updates. The app utilizes specialized algorithms that tap Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, and news outlets for the latest sports updates and delivers them to users in fully automated real time.

"We are very pleased and excited about this partnership and providing our users access to the high quality editorial content that FanSided creates," said Marvin Igelman, CEO at Breaking Data Corp.

"We are pleased to to provide the BreakingSports app with our fan-centric sports content", said Matt Blake, Chief Product Officer. "The BreakingSports app delivers fast automated news and alerts to its users, and I know they will enjoy the FanSided content that is now at their fingertips."

With the BreakingSports app, users can follow teams and players from the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAA, Formula 1, Nascar, Indy, and major soccer leagues. BreakingSports is available for free on iOS and Android, and on the Apple Watch.

BreakingSports features include:

  • News Feed - View news feed for personalized subscriptions
  • Filter Alerts - Select which type of news is most important to you, from injuries to rumors
  • League News - View and search news by league for the latest updates
  • Scores - Follow current and upcoming games via the game calendar for in-game alerts
  • Player Stats - View game and season stats in player profiles
  • Individual News - Access team or player specific news by selecting them from your customizable subscription list
  • Share - Send friends links to important updates via email or text

 

About FanSided
The FanSided network features more than 300 websites covering a variety of sports, entertainment and lifestyle topics. Launched in 2009, FanSided is one of the industry's fastest growing digital content networks and includes sites dedicated to every major professional sports team, all of the nation's top college athletic programs, popular TV shows, movies and other celebrated sports, culture, tech and entertainment categories. Boasting a roster of more than 1,500 writers, FanSided's unique fan-focused editorial content reaches millions of dedicated readers every month online and via its stable of highly customizable apps and newsletters.

Find out more at FanSided.com

About Breaking Data Corp.
Breaking Data Corp. is a technology provider of semantic search, machine learning and natural language processing ("NLP").  The Company's showcase app, BreakingSports, utilizes semantic machine learning and NLP to track social media in a fully automated, real-time manner for significant sports information and events and distributes summarized information through real-time push notifications to consumers.  The Company also enables mobile application providers to generate revenue into their apps via its "Poynt-Enabled" SDK and owns Poynt, an award winning local mobile search app. Find out more at breakingdatacorp.com.

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Cautionary and Forward-looking Statements - Statements contained in this news release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements that involve risk, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.  All forward-looking statements included in this news release are based on information available to the Company on the date hereof.  Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results of the Company to differ materially from the conclusion, forecast or projection stated in such forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include, but are not limited to factors referenced in the Company's other continuous disclosure filings, which are available at www.sedar.com. Readers should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable securities laws.

SOURCE Breaking Data Corp.

For further information: Breaking Data Corp., David Berman, CFO, (905) 761-9200, Ext. 21, davidb@breakingdatacorp.com, www.breakingdatacorp.com


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