09.12.2014

paysafecard surpasses 1 million fans on Facebook

Vienna/London, 9th December 2014 - paysafecard, a global leader in prepaid payments and a member of the international Skrill Group, is continuing its success story in the social media space. The company’s Facebook page surpassed the milestone of one million fans on December 4.

The company’s Facebook page has been a success for years, with activities and posts ranging from news and fun facts from the fields of online gaming and entertainment to information about the company and new products. With several posts a week and thousands of comments and enquiries by fans, the Facebook page has become a popular communication platform for the company and its customers. The page supports seven languages to ensure that all customers can use it.

Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard: "As one of the leading companies in the global digital business, it is extremely important to us that we are in a direct dialogue with our customers from around the world. Social media and our Facebook page in particular provide the perfect platform for direct contact with existing and future customers. Surpassing the one-million-fan mark is a great testament to our strategy and work."

To celebrate the occasion, paysafecard has launched an online competition with prizes in form of paysafecard PINs worth a total of almost €12,000. Further information can be found on www.paysafecard.com/shoutout.

The company’s Facebook activities are also supported by other social media activities on Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and paysafecard’s "Corporate blog".

 

About paysafecard:

paysafecard.com Wertkarten GmbH (Holding of all paysafecard companies), www.paysafecard.com, is based in Vienna with subsidiaries in London, Düsseldorf, Lucerne, New York, Mexico City and Buenos Aires, among other places. The company was founded in Austria and Germany in 2000 and is a 100% subsidiary of the Skrill Group. The company is now present in 39 countries at over 450,000 sales outlets worldwide with its core product paysafecard. paysafecard is a prepaid online payment solution which anyone can use. No bank account or credit card is necessary. The paysafecard 16-digit PIN is all that's needed to complete a payment transaction. paysafecard can be used at thousands of online shops. The company has become the European market leader in prepaid payment solutions with the brands paysafecard, YUNA and Happy Schenkcard. paysafecard has received numerous awards over the years. These include Paybefore Awards in the categories of "Best Digital Currency", "Best Virtual or Digital Program" and "Top Digital Dollars", as well as Paybefore Awards Europe in the categories of "Most Innovative Prepaid Solution" and "Consumer Champion". In 2014, The New Economy recognised paysafecard as one of the 40 most innovative companies in 2013.

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Media contact: Robert Bauer, asoluto public + interactive relations | presse@paysafecard.com | +43 1 533 36 53-60