New York, NY, 1/28/09 (Hip Hop PR Wire) — YouCast Corporation and the New York Post today launched an online widget featuring multi-platinum, Grammy Award winning, Def Jam Recording artist Rihanna, in a groundbreaking newspaper widget promotion. The New York Post widget is available at NYPost.com and extends New York Post content directly onto the desktops, social network pages including MySpace and Facebook, and blogs of New York Post readers. The widget updates content automatically with the latest news, sports, business and entertainment content – as well as the best gossip from Page Six.
The New York Post widget also features an exclusive Rihanna contest where participants have a chance to win an NFL football and NFL jersey signed by Rihanna, who is the headlining performer at the Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash, airing on VH1 on Thursday, January 29 at 9:00 pm. A free membership to Rihanna’s fan club at http://www.rihannanow.com is available to any fan that embeds the New York Post’s free widget. Chris Shaw, VP of Digital Media commented, “We are delighted to be able to offer our free New York Post widget to our readers and new readers who crave up to the minute insights and news written with authentic New York Post passion and wit.” “YouCast is proud to partner with the New York Post to deliver premium editorial content as a widget so people can enjoy the New York Post content on their blogs and social network pages such as Friendster, Facebook and MyYearbook,” said John Eaton, CEO of YouCast Corporation.