Metaps Introduces Native Ad Platform to Zero Commission Smartphone Ad Network DirectAd

TOKYO-- Metaps announced the renewal release of zero commission CPC smartphone ad network DirectAd, (formerly known as DirectTap). A complete site redesign has gone live, introducing its new native advertising platform in detail. DirectAd Native Ad Format enables developers to customize the layout in their app without compromising user experience. Developers can now integrate advertisements into walls and timelines that blend into the natural environment of their apps. Through DirectAd, Metaps is committed to providing a variety of native advertising solutions to their network partners.

Metaps Establishes UK Subsidiary as Regional Headquarters for European Operations

Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter "Metaps") announced the establishment of a UK subsidiary as the regional headquarters for their European operations. Metaps is headquartered in Tokyo and now has offices throughout Asia and in San Francisco, in addition to London. Their app monetization platform ‘metaps’ has expanded globally and offers a “gateway to Asia” for developers looking to succeed in Asia.London was selected for their first European office due to the large presence of app developers in Western Europe. 

Metaps Platform Apps Surpass 1 Billion Downloads

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter “Metaps”) announced that the total downloads of apps on the Android monetization platform 'metaps' has surpassed 1 billion. The metaps Platform consists of the DirectTAP, Exchanger and metaps offerwall products, providing a complete suite of monetization solutions to Android developers, reaching the 1 billion download milestone of the total downloads of apps that are on the metaps Platform. According to Metaps CEO Katsuaki Sato, this increase in scale of the metaps Platform can be attributed to their rapid growth and expansion in Asia. “Over the past year, we have entered 

Metaps: Announcing "DirectTAP", a New Freemium Ad Network with Zero Commissions

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (Headquarters: Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter “Metaps”) has officially released DirectTAP, an ad network that connects advertisers and app developers with zero commission. With recent ad technology advancements, anyone can put ads in apps or websites to earn revenue. However, the number of connecting services that take a cut of the advertising revenue has grown as well. Each of these middlemen is taking commissions to the point where the remaining ad revenue is reduced to razor thin margins. DirectTAP introduces a new way for app developers to directly earn the maximum advertisement revenue. 

Android Monetization Platform "metaps" and Korea's No.1 Mobile Messaging App Developer "Kakao" Announce Partnership Agreement

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter “Metaps”) and KAKAO Corporation (HQ: Seoul, South Korea; Co-CEOs: JB Lee & Sirgoo Lee, hereafter “Kakao”) announced that they have entered into a new business partnership agreement for the Korean market. Since commencing their KakaoTalk service in March 2010, Kakao currently has more than 110 million registered users from 230 countries (13 languages) on its mobile messaging application and global mobile social platform. Furthermore, the Android device market share in South Korea has increased to over 80% of all smartphone OS, and through the alliance between Metaps, a monetization platform provider for Android developers around the world, KakaoGame developers will receive increased backing for their monetization and promotion needs. Through this new partnership, Metaps will also be able to reach out to the numerous developers of big hit titles in Korea, and further contribute to the 

Android Traffic Exchange Network "metaps Exchanger" Has Surpassed 200 Million Downloads Globally

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter "Metaps") developer of the Android app monetization platform, 'metaps' has announced that downloads of “metaps Exchanger” from participant partner apps has surpassed 200 million downloads. This milestone has been achieved due to an increase in developers who are adopting Exchanger from Asia and North America. The app icon optimization feature is quickly becoming popular among game and non-game app developers. Metaps is an Android monetization platform that supports developers with tools to attract customers, monetize free-to-play users, increase engagement, and maximize the lifetime value of their apps. Metaps is aspiring to create an environment that facilitates sustainable monetization for these app developers at a global scale. About metaps Exchanger Android Apps that are integrated with metaps Exchanger can show full screen ads at any point inside their app. Based on the number of times the 

Metaps Officially Commences Service of "metaps Exchanger" - A Network for User Traffic Exchange and Optimization of Icons for Android Apps

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter “Metaps”) developer of the Android app monetization platform, ‘metaps’ has announced the commencement of a new service called ‘metaps Exchanger’ for Android apps, that allows the mutual exchange of user traffic between participant apps on the network, and performance optimization of their app icons. Mutual Exchange of Traffic Android Apps that are integrated with metaps Exchanger can show full screen ads at any point inside their app. Based on the number of times the developer shows the ads, they will proportionally receive the right for their own icon to be displayed in other metaps Exchanger integrated apps. Therefore, just by showing the metaps Exchanger ads in their own app, developers are given the chance to acquire users at no cost - A great prospect for developers who do not have the budget to launch large scale acquisition campaigns. Furthermore, only 2 lines of code are required to be added, and can take 

Android Monetization Platform "metaps" and Free Calling and Messaging App "LINE" Announce Sales Partnership Agreement

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter "Metaps") and LINE Corporation (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Akira Morikawa, hereafter "LINE") announced that they have entered into an agreement to become global sales partners. Through the collaboration of "LINE" (A free calling and messaging app which has acquired over 150 million users in 22 months) along with Metaps (An ad network which has built up over 120 million downloads from partner apps in a similar 22 month period), Android developers around the world will be well supported for their monetization and promotion needs. LINE has commenced a new incentivized app discovery service called "LINE Free Coin" on the Android version of their free calling and messaging app, "LINE". Through "LINE Free Coin", users will be introduced to sponsored apps carefully selected by LINE, and given "LINE Coin" virtual currency upon install. Using "LINE Coin", users are able to exchange the virtual currency for paid stamps. As the sales partner for the global market, Metaps will provide high quality apps from around the world to be listed on the "LINE" platform. Metaps provides a specialized 

Android Monetization Platform "metaps" Has Surpassed 120 Million Downloads Globally

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter "Metaps") developer of the Android app monetization platform, 'metaps' has announced that downloads from participant partner apps has surpassed 120 million. Factors that have contributed to this new milestone include, an increase in participation from game developers based in Asia and North America, as well as a surge in apps from non-game genres (such as entertainment and communication) that have integrated with Metaps. The result also highlights that the transition of non-game apps from paid to freemium models have gained greater momentum. Furthermore, there has been a marked increase in cases of Japanese mobile game publishers releasing their new titles as native applications, where traditionally browser formats dominated. This changing trend in the industry has provided an additional boon to business. Metaps is an Android monetization platform that supports developers by providing them with the necessary tools to attract customers, monetize free-to-play users, increase engagement, and maximize the lifetime value of their apps.

Android Monetization Platform "metaps" Announces Collaboration with Vietnam's Largest App Market "Appota"

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter "Metaps") has announced that it has reached an agreement to collaborate with Appota Corporation (CEO: Do Tuan Anh, hereafter "Appota") operator of Vietnam's largest mobile app market, to adopt the Metaps SDK as its official monetization engine. As of February 2013, Appota has over 2,600 developers providing content, delivering a total of 13 million downloads per month to its user base over 7.6 million smartphone users, making it the largest mobile app market in Vietnam. Furthermore, by strengthening their partnership with Metaps, Appota plans to further expand their business outside of the rapidly growing Vietnam market into surrounding Asian countries such as Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia. Metaps is an Android monetization platform