With new top DJs on board, Flowd cements status as #1 social tool for clubbing community

WHAT: Flowd, the music lovers' social network, is celebrating today signing up more top DJs to its service. Having already secured the backing of the world's #1 DJ, Armin van Buuren, Flowd is rapidly becoming known within the dance music community as the ultimate social networking tool to use to keep in touch with fans.

WHO: New DJs who will be active members of Flowd's community include Gareth Emery, Alex M.O.R.P.H., John O'Callaghan, tyDi, Max Graham, and W&W. These DJs add to Flowd's existing community of superstar DJs including Armin van Buuren and Markus Schulz. All of these megastar DJs will be taking part in the A State of Trance 500 tour, which kicks off this Thursday (17.03.11) in South Africa with the official 500th episode of the radio show.

Superstar DJ Gareth Emery explains: "Flowd is rapidly becoming one of the most talked about applications on the international clubbing circuit, and I'm excited to become part of the community. It will be great to talk directly to my loyal fans and to spread the word about my music even further across the world."

Alex M.O.R.P.H. continues "I am super excited to be a part of this growing network. I've seen the buzz that Flowd's partnership with A State of Trance and Armin van Buuren has created and definitely do not want to miss out on being a part of it all!"

Tommi Laitinen, SVP, Flowd rounds up: "Artists and fans have really embraced Flowd as a social networking tool to share news, views, photos and reviews, and it's great to have even more artists become part of the community. With both the existing and upcoming campaign tools, artists will be able to move their social media approach to a completely new level."

GET STARTED: Download Flowd for free from the iTunes App Store and Android Market, or register online on http://flowd.com. Find DJs under the "Artists" section and follow them to get regular news and musings from the artist. Fans can also learn more about each DJ's upcoming concerts and let their friends and music acts know which concert they'll be attending.

As well as enabling fans to get closer to their favorite music acts, Flowd also allows fans to use a wide range of social networking features including check-in to places, send messages, share pictures and connect with friends through Twitter and Facebook. Fans can also customize the look and feel of Flowd by re-skinning the app with artists' themes.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit http://flowd.com. Follow the latest news and features through Twitter and Facebook and view the latest videos on Flowd's YouTube Channel at http://bit.ly/gJUZA7.

ABOUT FLOWD: Flowd is the social network for music lovers. Flowd helps fans keep up with their favorite music acts' latest news, views, gigs and offers. Flowd also provides an easy way to connect with friends, places and parties. Flowd is currently the location-based mobile app of choice of many of the world's top DJs and music acts.

Flowd – where music lovers connect.

ABOUT DIGIA: Digia is a public company, listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki exchange (DIG1V). Flowd is developed by Digia's Ventures business unit.