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ProBoards Named "Best Hosted Forum" for Second Consecutive Year

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LAKE FOREST, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 -- ProBoards, the world's largest host of free forums on the Internet, today announced that for the second consecutive year it has been awarded "Best Hosted Forum" by Forum-Software.org, an independent resource that helps users and businesses choose the right community software. The organization annually recognizes the best hosted forum based on user website votes.

"With an amazing score of 10,742 votes, ProBoards wins for the second time the Best Hosted Forum Software Award of 2012," said Nicolas Ternisien, founder, Forum Software Reviews. "With ProBoards version 5 official release getting closer and closer, providing tons of great and unique features making ProBoards the most advanced hosted forum service on the market, we do certainly understand why it got so many votes."

Since its founding in 2000, ProBoards has attracted more than 22 million registered users and achieved a milestone of 3.5 million forums created. The company's site boasts over 15 million monthly unique visitors with more than 200 million page views per month.

"It is an honor to receive an award that truly validates the viability and popularity of our feature-rich, easy to use Internet forums thousands of which are created every single week," said Patrick Clinger, CEO and founder of ProBoards. "As we remain laser focused on creating the best user experience, we look forward to introducing our version 5.0, which will take this platform to a completely new and more customizable and Web 2.0 interactive level."

About ProBoards
Founded in 2000, ProBoards (www.proboards.com) the largest provider of free forum hosting on the Internet. With millions of members, ProBoards is the preferred service provider for forum enthusiasts across the globe. At the core of this achievement is ProBoards' award-winning forum software, exceptional customer support, and dedication to continuous improvement.
For more information on ProBoards, go to www.proboards.com.

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