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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, May 9, 2013

Online Community Looky.co Launches New Friends-Based Marketplace

Social media platform will facilitate online sales between friends using “4-click” interface.

Social networking site, Looky.co today launched its unique online friends-based sales platform. Looky.co will encourage the buying and selling of products and services between friends and the people they are connected with. The first 10,000 users to create a Looky.co profile will be rewarded with a lifetime gift of free marketplace transactions. From then on, each new user will be charged a $1 fee to sell their items.


We are thrilled to bring a social media platform that features a unique friends-based marketplace. It’s simple, intuitive, and free of advertising, annoying sharing feeds and other hidden features,” said Looky.co CEO and founder, Heigo Paartalu. “Our 4-click interface will enable users to access any part of the site making the user experience easy and efficient. We guarantee your privacy concerns will be secured behind the preferences you select,” added Paartalu.

When a user creates a profile on Looky.co, they will get the opportunity to create both a social profile, reflecting their personality, and a marketplace profile, where they can upload personally owned items for sale. Only friends within your network can see both your social profile and your marketplace profile. Any user not connected to you can only see your marketplace profile. When creating search preferences, users are asked to input their zip code enabling them to find Looky.co users within their own vicinity.

“The idea is to facilitate online transactions within your social network and local community. Users can still purchase items from fellow users outside of their zip code area, but we strongly believe people are more inclined to purchase from someone they know, or who is closer to where they live rather than just purchase from some sketchy craigslist ad, eBay scam artist, or fake rating on Amazon,” said Paartalu. The first 10,000 users will never be charged a transaction fee.

“We don’t share your data with Google, track what you are typing, or use your information to attain commercial gains of any kind. We store passwords in a virtually unreadable, encrypted format,” said Looky.co Chief Developer, Brian Wheeler.

“We designed Looky.co to make sure only people who have a direct connection with you have the ability to both see your social and marketplace profiles,” said Paartalu. “This is why users must have an account before they can search for products and goods on Looky.co.”

Create a Looky.co profile now and become one of its first 10,000 users and be rewarded with free transactions for life.

About Looky.co

Looky.co is a trustworthy marketplace where friends buy and sell their items for only $1 per transaction. Items are listed in order of their price or by proximity of the zip code being searched. Communities across the country are eager to be part of Looky.co’s unique social networking and marketplace experience.

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