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Zlango Unveils “The Walking Dead” Mobile Text Messaging At NYCC

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Fans of The Walking Dead who are attending New York Comic Con this year are in for a real treat.  Zlando will be unveiling new content for their Android messaging app based on the popular AMC series The Walking Dead.

From the official press release:

TEL AVIV, Israel – October 13, 2011 – Zlango, the global leader in visually enhanced text and mobile messaging solutions and services, today unveiled its The Walking Dead theme pack, which was licensed and developed based on the comic book series characters.  Currently available as an optional free update for users of the Zlango Messaging App for Android phones, Zlango will unveil the newly created content at the New York Comic Con taking place at the Javits Center in New York City, NY (October 13-16, 2011).

The Zlango messaging platform, which replaces words with sequential animated icons and images, visually enhances today’s current dull texting experience by allowing users to infuse their text messages with personality, attitude and personalized innuendo.  Now, with Zlango’s unique touch on The Walking Dead posse, including compelling SkinZTM and icons of zombies and heroes, Zlango users will be able to summon their favorite characters to communicate common mobile messaging terminology such as: “later,” “tired,” “call me,” “friend,” “you,” “TTYL,”  and more in true Walking Dead style!

“Continuing the comic book evolution to TV and big screens, we are proud to collaborate with The Walking Dead creators in bringing this phenomenon to mobile phones,” said Roni Haim, CEO, Zlango.  “For the first time, The Walking Dead fans and texting enthusiasts alike can incorporate exclusive The Walking Dead icons and SkinZ into their daily text messaging experience; communicate with personality, color and undead attitude never before experienced in mobile texting!”

During the event, show attendees and exhibitors alike should be on the lookout for ‘Rick Grimes’ and a chasing pack of Zombies who will be demonstrating this new style of mobile pictorial text messaging and adorning unsuspecting passersby with exclusive Zlango and The Walking Dead giveaways.

About Zlango

Zlango is the global leader in visually enhanced text and mobile messaging solutions and services.  Its pictorial messaging platform for mobile, web, and Facebook, enables fun, emotion-rich communication through the use of expressive icons and images. Easy to use, users can infuse their messages with personality, attitude and personalized innuendo by replacing words with sequential animated expressions – all of which visually enhance the daily mobile messaging experience.  Localized for each market’s language, slang and culture, Zlango’s platform and niche themed packs and SkinZ™, including The Walking Dead, are updated regularly with fresh new content, offering hundreds of unique icons to choose from.  In addition, with Zlango’s “Makin’ Moods” avatar creation tool, “Web-to-Mobile” composer, and “Wish Talk” Facebook App, users can add personality for any mood to email signatures, websites, blogs, Facebook messages and mobile phones worldwide.  Available direct to consumers in the US, and via major mobile operators and content providers around the world, Zlango supports hundreds of Android, Nokia Symbian, BlackBerry, and J2ME devices.  Zlango is localized in 25+ languages across 20 countries and currently has over 4 million active users sending over 200 million Zlango icons globally each month!  For more information, visit

Just in time for the premiere of season two of The Walking Dead.  Makes me wish I had an Android phone now.  So if you’re attending NYCC this weekend, be sure to check this out.

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  1. Will C. Franklin 10/14/2011 at 6:27 am

    A great show plus some love for us Android users? It's a win-win in my book!

  2. The Nerd 10/14/2011 at 6:34 am

    I'm a little bummed I will be out of town Sunday night for the season premiere. Thank Odin's beard for a DVR! It's cool stuff like that that makes me want an Android instead of an iPhone.

  3. John Kolsun 10/14/2011 at 11:35 am

    Coolest part is they'll be giving away Walking Dead merchandise at NYCC.

  4. Comic Booked 10/15/2011 at 8:37 am

    Even cooler is that The Walking Dead is almost here!!!!!!!!!!!!

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