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FC2 Updates LiveChat with New Languages

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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — FC2, Inc. has updated one of its services, FC2 LiveChat (http://livechat.fc2.com) with multiple new languages.

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The global web service company, FC2, Inc., now supports 7 new languages (Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Spanish, German, Russian and French) on its FC2 LiveChat service (http://livechat.fc2.com).

About “FC2 LiveChat “(http://livechat.fc2.com)

FC2 LiveChat is a service based in Japan, but will now be available worldwide with further support of 7 new languages.

What is FC2 LiveChat?

FC2 LiveChat was created in August 2010, and has been provided in both Japanese and English. It is a communication tool which allows users to send real-time text, video and audio. This live chat service is free. With LiveChat, users can broadcast live “programs” to the world, or engage in a Two-way Video Chat with another user.

Within a single year, FC2 LiveChat has gained popularity and is highly ranked on Google Japan’s search engine. In order to reach more users, FC2 will now support Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Spanish, German, Russian and French.

Merits of FC2 LiveChat

FC2 LiveChat has been used to broadcast video showing specialist know-how, how to draw illustrations, people performing original music, etc.

— Watch or broadcast videos for free! No broadcast time limits.
— Over 1000 people can simultaneously watch your live broadcast on a single channel.
— Notifications of when your favorite user begins broadcasting
— FC2 LiveChat also supports an Adult version.

Future Plans

FC2 intends to introduce support in other languages, and a one-touch video recording function, which uploads videos to “FC2 Video”. It also plans to develop support for smartphones and a “charge viewers” feature, which is currently supported only on the Japanese version.

In addition, FC2 is currently taking requests from Advertisers. Interested parties may visit the link below for more details related to advertising to English users:
http://staffen.blog124.fc2.com/blog-entry-128.html

FC2 will continue to strive to create a comfortable blogging environment for users and do their best to meet users’ needs.

About FC2, Inc.:

FC2, Inc. is a web service company that primarily provides services in Japan. Headquarters are located in Nevada, USA. Established since 1999, it has a non-stop work ethic to provide and improve services to users. FC2 Blog is widely used and very popular in Japan.

Contact:

Takuma Kishi
Tel: +1-310-414-9626
Email: global@fc2.us

SOURCE﹛FC2, Inc.

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January 30, 2012 at 4:18 pm

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German Authorities Recommend Removal of TiBREEZE Breast Implants

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HANOVER, N.H., Jan. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — The International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) has been officially informed by the German authorities at the BfArM Institute that the former company, GfE Medizintechnik GmbH in Germany, sold implants that were manufactured using PIP components. From September 2003 to August 2004 they were sold under the name TiBREEZE. These silicone implants were coated by GfE Medizintechnik GmbH with a titanium layer and subsequently filled by PIP in France with their silicone gel. The silicone composition was the same as in PIP and Rofil implants that were filled with industrial grade silicone since 2001. Therefore, the German authorities at the BfArM Institute today amended their recommendation of 6 January 2012 to explant PIP and Rofil implants to include explantation of TiBREEZE implants as a precautionary measure even without symptoms.

The successor of the company stated to ISAPS that 728 implants were produced in this period of time. Most of those implants were sold in Germany where they include about 280 patients. In addition to Germany, TiBREEZE implants were delivered to the following countries: Belgium, Italy, Finland, South Africa, Switzerland, England, Austria and Lichtenstein. A total of 400 patients worldwide are thought to be affected.

According to Dr. Dirk Richter (Germany), Chair of ISAPS’ Patient Safety Committee, “as there are no studies yet available to prove the safety of industrial grade silicone in the human body, ISAPS supports the French and German authorities’ recommendations and encourages all women with TiBREEZE, PIP or Rofil breast implants produced after 2001, to check with a specialized plastic surgeon to discuss removal of the implants.”

The forty-one year old International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is the largest international society of individual board certified (or the equivalent) aesthetic plastic surgeons with 2,140 members in 93 countries. Surgeons undergo a strict application process to determine their qualifications to join the society. The ISAPS mission is twofold: the continuing education of plastic surgeons in latest techniques in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery and medicine and the promotion of patient safety. All ISAPS members are listed on the website http://www.isaps.org

SOURCE﹛International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)

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January 30, 2012 at 11:19 am

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