Press Release

The Meet Group Joins WePROTECT Global Alliance to Improve User Safety Worldwide

Company Release - 1/23/2020 8:04 AM ET

NEW HOPE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Meet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET), a leading provider of interactive livestreaming solutions, today announced its membership in the WePROTECTGlobal Alliance to End Child Sexual Exploitation Online.

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"The Meet Group's innovative contributions with the recently announced Project Artemis with Microsoft demonstrate its firm commitment to enhancing online safety,” said Ernie Allen, Chairman of WePROTECT. “We are excited to welcome The Meet Group as the newest member of the WePROTECT Global Alliance."

The WePROTECT Global Alliance is an international organization with a mission to end child sexual exploitation online. Membership in the WePROTECT Global Alliance affords the opportunity for private industry and NGOs to foster further collaboration between government and law enforcement agencies.

“The Meet Group remains committed to providing an environment where our users can connect and interact safely, and we are pleased to join another international organization that shares our vision,” said Geoff Cook, Chief Executive Officer of The Meet Group. “We are looking forward to working hand-in-hand with our peers, creating innovative solutions to ensure a safer online community for all.”

The Meet Group joins 22 other tech companies including Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, and Tencent as a member in the WePROTECT Global Alliance.

About The Meet Group

The Meet Group (NASDAQ: MEET) is a leading provider of interactive livestreaming solutions designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Our ecosystem of livestreaming apps enables users around the world to interact through one-to-many livestreaming broadcasts and text-based conversations. Our top apps, MeetMe®, LOVOO®, Skout®, Tagged® and Growlr®, deliver live interactions and meaningful connections to millions of users daily. Headquartered in New Hope, PA, we have offices in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dresden, and Berlin. The Meet Group is committed to safety. You can find a description of current safety practices here: https://www.themeetgroup.com/safety-practices/. For more information, visit themeetgroup.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including whether we will work with our peers to create innovative solutions that ensure a safer online community as anticipated. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained herein are forward-looking statements. The words “believe,” “may,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “should,” “plan,” “could,” “target,” “potential,” “project,” “outlook,” “is likely,” “expect” and similar expressions, as they relate to us, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward-looking statements include the risk that our applications will not function easily or otherwise as anticipated, the risk that we will not launch additional features and upgrades as anticipated, the risk that unanticipated events affect the functionality of our applications with popular mobile operating systems, any changes in such operating systems that degrade our mobile applications’ functionality and other unexpected issues which could adversely affect usage on mobile devices. Further information on our risk factors is contained in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018 filed with the SEC on March 8, 2019 and our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2019, June 30, 2019, and September 30, 2019 filed with the SEC on May 9, 2019, July 31, 2019, and November 8, 2019, respectively. Any forward-looking statement made by us herein speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Factors or events that could cause our actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of them. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law.

Investor Contact:
Leslie Arena
larena@themeetgroup.com
267 714 6418

Media Contact:
Brandyn Bissinger
bbissinger@themeetgroup.com
267 446 7010

Source: The Meet Group, Inc.