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Virtual Piggy Goes One Direction

Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG) announced they are offering an exclusive One Direction iPhone skin from Zing Revolution available only to Virtual Piggy members. This exclusive design features One Direction band members: Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson.

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Exclusive One Direction Phone Skin Available Only To Virtual Piggy Members www.virtualpiggy.com/mvp (Photo: Business Wire)

Virtual Piggy allows parents to set up a monthly allowance for their children and promotes financial management while empowering U21s to make purchasing, saving and other money management decisions for themselves, within the boundaries setup by their parents.

One Direction has sold over 15 million albums, singles, and videos worldwide. Their achievements include a BRIT Award and three MTV Video Music Awards and they represent a $50 million business empire.

“We are thrilled to bring this exciting offer from the world’s hottest band,“ said Joanne Wong, VP Marketing at Virtual Piggy. “We know that many of our consumers are One Direction fans, and checking out with Virtual Piggy at Zing Revolution is the only way to get this phone skin. Visit www.virtualpiggy.com/mvp to find out more.”

About Virtual Piggy, Inc.

Virtual Piggy, Inc. is the first e-commerce solution that enables kids to manage and spend money within a parent-controlled environment. The technology company delivers online security platforms designed for the Under 18 age group in the global online market, and also enables online businesses the ability to function in a manner consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and similar international children’s privacy laws. Virtual Piggy enables the Under 18 audience to play, transact and socialize in a secure online environment guided by parental permission, oversight and control. The company is based in Hermosa Beach, CA and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com

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