Monday, December 13, 2004

PRESS RELEASE Free Web-Based Games Go Viral for $50,000 Charity Giveaway

Free Web-Based Games Go Viral for $50,000 Charity Giveaway: "Press ReleaseSource: Hostway Corporation

Free Web-Based Games Go Viral for $50,000 Charity Giveaway
Friday December 10, 4:00 pm ET
CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you catch snowflakes on your tongue as a child? Do you fear having your tongue frozen to a lamppost?
These two scenarios form the plot for a set of free online games that are distracting office workers and entertaining Web surfers in this holiday season.
The games are attracting thousands of visitors to Hostway Corporation's Web site, , helping the company decide how to give away $50,000 to charity this holiday season, while spreading electronic good will toward all and holiday cheer.
'We launched the games Monday,' says Drew Mitchell, Hostway's Marketing Manager and director of holiday online cheer generation. 'The first day we had 700 visitors. Then it was 2,500 visitors. Then 7,500 visitors. Now we're up to over 20,000 thousand a day and climbing. We think it's a great way to give people a little lighthearted entertainment in their office cubicles,' adds Mitchell."

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