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Monkey brings Holla a portion of the young users it had trouble reaching as well as deeper penetration in the United States, Holla head of global expansion Allen Loh told Venture Beat in a phone interview.
“I think for us the biggest advantage was that we saw Monkey was able to tap into a really niche market that we weren’t able to penetrate very well,” Loh said, referring to teenagers and people in their early 20s.
Both Holla and Monkey launched as apps promising random, live video chat.
Random video chat is still part of Holla’s name in the Android Play Store, but the company is heading in a different direction.
And then we will reward users with what we call smile points, and then those smile points can be redeemed for free gems,” Loh said.