THEFREEDICTIONARY.COM ADDS ADDRESS LOOKUP FEATURE FROM WHITEPAGES.COM
The popular online destination expands its Web 2.0 portal by adding search capabilities powered by WhitePages.com
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 22, 2006-Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com), publisher of the world's most comprehensive online database of reference information, has partnered with WhitePages.com (www.whitepages.com), the leading online provider of free residential contact information on the Internet, to launch a new address lookup feature on Farlex's flagship website, TheFreeDictionary.com. The newly added radio button provides users quick access to WhitePages.com's up-to-date address, phone, and map information and joins the other useful internet search options found on TheFreeDictionary.com that include EBay, Amazon, Google, and Yahoo!
Steve Boymel, co-founder and vice president of business development at Farlex, is excited about adding WhitePages.com content to TheFreeDictionary.com homepage. "WhitePages.com offers useful and innovative services that meet the contact information needs of our consumers. This partnership will allow our users to take advantage of the quick and easy solutions WhitePages.com provides."
"WhitePages.com is excited to bring our services to over 500,000 daily visitors at TheFreeDictionary.com," said Max Bardon, CEO of WhitePages.com. "We believe that WhitePages.com appeals to the kind of user who regularly searches TheFreeDictionary.com for other types of reference information."
About WhitePages.com, Inc.:
WhitePages.com, Inc., a privately held company based in Seattle, provides online directory assistance and contact management services and is the largest provider of free online residential directory assistance in North America. The Company's network of sites include WhitePages.com (www.whitepages.com), WhitePages.ca (www.whitepages.ca), 411.com (www.411.com), PhoneNumber.com (www.phonenumber.com), and its 1300 partner sites including MSN, SuperPages.com, RealPages.com, SmartPages.com, YellowPages.com and the Yellow Pages Group in Canada.
Launched in the spring of 2003, TheFreeDictionary.com has quickly become one of the most comprehensive reference resources on the Web. From its beginnings as a simple dictionary of everyday terms, TheFreeDictionary.com has grown to include medical, legal, and computer dictionaries, a thesaurus, several encyclopedias, a literature reference library, and a search engine. A prime online vehicle for active information seekers, TheFreeDictionary.com has been accessed by more than 250 million visitors.
About Farlex, Inc.:
Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com) is an independent, privately- held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Founded in 2004, Farlex, Inc. provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex's flagship websites, TheFreeDictionary.com and TheFreeLibrary.com, contain over one million pages of literary and reference materials from the world's most respected sources.
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