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MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Bosh and Team Bosh of the NBA's Miami Heat are showing appreciation for Bosh fans and their support for his NBA All-Star Team run with an international Twitter event on Thursday, January 16 at 7pm Eastern Time / 4pm Pacific Time.
A first of its kind for the powerhouse forward/center, the event will be exclusively hosted by @ChrisBosh and will focus on fan FAQs which have been highly in demand this season thanks to Chris' game winning plays and "Player Of The Week" accomplishment last month.
Right in line with being known as a celebrity who advocates the innovation of tech and Code.org spokesman, Chris has decided to create a cutting-edge way for his fans all around the world to participate in the Twitter Chat. On the day of the event, a portion of www.chrisbosh.com will be transformed into a totally new interactive experience. Powered by the technology tool Yappn, the chat will allow Chris' highly important multi-lingual fans to easily view the conversation in nearly 70 languages, regardless of the tweet's original language. Fans can also follow the chat with #BoshQandA.
"I am incredibly thankful to have the support of all my fans and want to show my appreciation by having some fun with them," said Bosh. "The Twitter event on January 16 will be a great opportunity for me to engage with my fans from around the world and respond in real time. I love new technology and found it intriguing to build out a section of my site for fans to experience the event on an interactive page – especially one that eliminates the language barrier."
Team Bosh fans can continue to vote every day for their favorite NBA All-Star player through January 20. For more information and a look at the voting guide, please visit www.chrisbosh.com
About Chris Bosh
A professional basketball player for the Miami Heat, Christopher Wesson Bosh has appeared in over 640 games during his 11-year NBA career. He was a member of the U.S. team that won the bronze medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championships and the gold at the 2008 Olympics. Bosh also led his Texas high school (where he was a member of the National Honor Society) to a 40-0 record and state championship. Outside of Basketball, Bosh has had cameos on Entourage, Law & Order: SVU, and Disney's Jesse. He is an active advocate of community development and youth education through various organizations. Recently, Chris has gained notoriety in the tech space as being an avid lover of gadgets and emerging technology and as an important spokesperson for Code.org. For more information, please visit http://www.chrisbosh.com
About Yappn Corp.
Yappn Corp. (OTCQB: "YPPN") provides people and brands the power to be social, conduct commerce and communicate freely without a language barrier. Yappn has developed cost effective unique and proprietary technology tools (tools.yappn.com) and services that create dynamic solutions that enhance a client's social and media platforms. Yappn also provides complementary programming for Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Flickr, Pinterest and Tumblr. Intertainment Media Inc. (TSXV:INT / US:ITMTF / FRA:I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp. For more information, please visit http://corporate.yappn.com
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