Renren, China’s leading real-name social networking internet platform, has announced the release of its customized high-definition client application (“Renren HD”) for Microsoft’s Windows 8 application store.
Released at the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Conference held recently during the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain, Renren HD is claimed to be the first social networking application selected by Microsoft. It was announced Friday, March 2.
Renren HD is designed to be fully integrated with Windows 8. Through “share contract,” a range of content from different applications can be shared at a single click, including web pages, pictures and videos.
Customized for Windows 8, which focuses on integration with social networks and optimized for tablet usage, Renren HD has adopted features such as tiled Metro-style user interfaces and creative content delivery, resulting in a significantly enhanced user experience.
“We are very proud to be selected as the first SNS partner for Microsoft’s new Windows store,” said Joseph Chen, CEO of Renren. “Renren shares the vision of Windows 8 in its aspiration to revolutionize how content is delivered and shared between the next generation of digital devices. Renren HD was designed with the same philosophy.”
Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) operates the leading real name social networking internet platform in China. It enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information and user generated content, play online games, listen to music, shop for deals and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
Renren’s platform includes the main social networking website Renren.com, the online games center game.Renren.com, the social commerce website Nuomi.com, and the video-sharing website 56.com.