NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--WhoSay, the first media company ever powered by celebrities themselves, announces the launch of its free iOS app and new desktop experience that provides fans with a highly-interactive, customizable digital magazine focused on celebrities in entertainment and sports.
“We give them an easy way to speak directly to their most important and loyal fans across the entire media landscape, and for the first time ever we make sure they share in the value they create from their original content and their fan relationships.”
Available now at the Apple App store, WhoSay allows fans to customize their own digital magazine, combining real-time authentic photos and videos direct from their favorite stars with WhoSay's in-house editorial focused on the work and passions of the celebrities using the platform. With WhoSay, fans now get a richer, more focused, and uniquely personal celebrity experience than is available to them anywhere else.
WhoSay’s 1,500 celebrity Members represent some of the most influential names across TV, movies, sports, and music, such as Eva Longoria, Channing Tatum, Novak Djokovic, Rory McIlroy, Tom Hanks, Sofia Vergara, CeeLo Green, Steven Tyler and many more. Combined, Members have more than 1 billion social media connections.
“WhoSay’s celebrity Members now have a place to tell their story, their way,” said Steve Ellis, CEO and co-founder, WhoSay. “We give them an easy way to speak directly to their most important and loyal fans across the entire media landscape, and for the first time ever we make sure they share in the value they create from their original content and their fan relationships.”
Fans using WhoSay can personalize their experience by choosing from their favorite celebrities or from WhoSay’s pre-selected genres, such as “Oscar Winners,” “Comedians,” or “Soccer.” Additionally, the WhoSay in-house editorial team enhances and deepens the fan experience by curating, promoting, and featuring more detailed and original content about its Members’ work and passions.
WhoSay is a first-of-its-kind digital magazine built by and with celebrities. For decades, celebrities have powered valuable media businesses in print, television, and digital with their pictures and their fans. Now, for the first time, WhoSay has created a media company and business by and from celebrities themselves - for their most loyal and engaged fans. The free WhoSay iOS app and website provide fans with a customizable, digital entertainment magazine that combines celebrities’ real-time social content with deeper, richer editorial about their work and passions.
WhoSay is based in New York City with offices in Los Angeles and London.
WhoSay was co-founded by Steve Ellis and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in 2010. The company is venture backed by notable investors including Amazon, Greylock, Comcast Ventures, Tencent, and High Peaks Ventures.