YouVersion’s Bible App for iOS Adds Features

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – With the Bible App by YouVersion surpassing 50 million installs this week, it is evident that the best-selling book of all time is not only still relevant and applicable, but is adaptable to the 21st century lifestyle. With their mobile device, users can share Scripture with their social circles and access the Bible in many versions and languages anytime, anywhere in the world.

A new webpage, http://now.youversion.com/ on YouVersion.com, tracks users’ daily engagement with the Bible. Up-to-the-minute statistics display usage of the Bible App around the world—reading plans started in New Zealand, Bible chapters listened to in Tunisia, bookmarks created in China, and more.

The Bible App offers 294 versions of the Bible in 144 languages. YouVersion.com launched in September 2007 and the Bible App launched in July 2008. The Bible App allows users to bookmark verses; share Scripture through email, Twitter, and Facebook; journal their thoughts; and more. Since its creation, the YouVersion community has spent more than 22 billion minutes on the Bible App, creating more than 100 million bookmarks, and highlighting more than 80 million verses.

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