ooVoo, the largest independent social video chat providers with 66 million registered subscribers, today announced the winner of the “Oz The Great and Powerful Premiere Sweepstakes,” awarding Crystal Lyonsof Miami, Fla. with a trip for two to attend the star-studded film premiere of Disney’s “Oz The Great and Powerful.” The movie, starring James Franco , Mila Kunis , Rachel Weisz , Michelle Williams and Zach Braff, will premiere in Los Angeles on February 13th.
“We’re thrilled to offer this once in a lifetime opportunity to one of our loyal users,” said Jay Samit , president of ooVoo. “With thousands of entries received in just four days, the enthusiasm for this sweepstakes has been amazing.”
Launched on February 5th, the “Oz The Great and Powerful Premiere Sweepstakes” gave fans a chance to win a trip for two – including airfare and hotel accommodations – to the Hollywood world premiere by submitting an entry form on ooVoo’s Facebook page. A winner was selected at random on Friday, February 8th.
As part of the sweepstakes promotion, ooVoo showcased Disney’s “Oz The Great and Powerful” film trailer in Watch Together™, a recently-launched feature that provides ooVoo video chat users the ability to watch YouTube videos simultaneously with their friends. The film trailer was also showcased via ooVoo’s new social video ads, where users can watch ads and share them with friends.
Just as “Oz The Great and Powerful” whisks viewers to a magical world, ooVoo has transformed the video-conferencing experience into a virtual social world for teens and adults, allowing them to video chat with friends on Facebook, exchange text messages, send video messages, and watch YouTube videos together. According to ComScore, ooVoo is the #1 app with American teenagers, with users averaging 200 minutes per month.