From a photo collage maker to a social-driven image community for all creative minds -- Cheetah Mobile Re-ups Its PhotoGrid with the Release of 6.0

Jan 13, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM), the world's leading mobile utility and lifestyle app developer, today announced a major upgrade of its collage-making PhotoGrid app to the 6.0 version -- an ever-growing image-based community for you to unleash creativities, express yourselves and interact with fellow users within the app's social platform.

PhotoGrid, available for free on both Android and iOS, is already extremely popular, with over 300 million downloads around the world and 15 million daily photo edits. Females account for 70 percent of its users, of which over 45 percent aged between 18 to 24 years old. With this upgraded 6.0 version, users will not only experience a smoother, cleaner interface, but a more customized and interactive vibe with the following key updates:

  • Rolling comments -- Rolling comments show up at the corner in every image shared within the app, making the photo sharing experience more alive and interactive. It also brings picture sharing to the next level of discussion around the stories behind the image.
  • Personalized Feed -- Featuring personalized stream of content for user to view and customized recommendation of users to follow.
  • More exciting, intelligent photo-editing features -- More stickers and special effects will roll out to keep the community trendy and more relevant to users' daily life. For example, the latest Twinkle effects using machine learning technology is designed to turn your photos into shimmering, dynamic arts.

Jill Shih, VP of Product & User Experience at Cheetah Mobile comments: "We invite everyone to think beyond traditional photo editing, and exploring the possibilities of image creating experience with us. We are excited to introduce this 6.0 version of PhotoGrid, a fun and creative community for users to express themselves, discover common interest, and stay connected through images and the stories behind them."

About Cheetah Mobile Inc.

Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM) is a leading mobile internet company. It aims to provide leading apps for mobile users worldwide and connect users with personalized content on the mobile platform.

Cheetah Mobile's products, including its popular mission-critical utility applications Clean Master, CM Security and Battery Doctor, help make users' mobile internet experience smarter, speedier, and safer. The Company has attracted 612 million global Mobile MAUs as of September 2016, of which approximately 80% are located outside of China. Leveraging the success of its mission-critical applications, Cheetah Mobile has launched its line of content-driven mobile applications, including News Republic and

Cheetah Mobile provides its advertising customers, which include direct advertisers and mobile advertising networks through which advertisers place their advertisements, with direct access to highly targeted mobile users and global promotional channels, which are capable of delivering targeted content to hundreds of millions of users.


SOURCE Cheetah Mobile