WHO: Gaggle.Net, Inc.
WHAT: On April 6, 2010, Gaggle.Net, Inc.
(Delaware Corporation), based in Bloomington, IL USA, was issued a trademark
for GaggleTM from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
WHY: Due to an increase in media coverage
regarding the Gaggle – Local Message Board App, available on Apple iTunes and
the Google Play Store, media members are encouraged to recognize the clear
distinction between Gaggle.Net, Inc. and the app offered by Factyle, Inc.
DETAILS: For almost 15 years, Gaggle’s mission has
been focused on student safety so educators can have the confidence to allow
learners to take advantage of current technology for communication,
collaboration and productivity.
Inc. has taken action with Apple, Google, the owner of the app and our
attorney, requesting that the Gaggle – Local Message Board App be removed from
iTunes and the Play Store. Unfortunately, Gaggle.Net, Inc. continues to have no
success in getting it removed, and is now seeking further legal advice.
the Gaggle – Local Message Board App, media members are urged to clearly
distinguish the differences between it and Gaggle.Net, Inc.
Specifically created for K-12, Gaggle features built-in processes and classroom
workflows designed to promote educator and student productivity. Teachers can
easily create, assign, collect and correct assignments on their schedule, while
promoting student engagement and embracing the benefits of social networking in
a safe and controlled environment. Gaggle has won numerous industry awards,
including District Administration Magazine 2013 Readers’ Choice Top 100
Product and a 2012 CODiE Award Winner for Best Cross-Curricular Solution. For
more information, visit http://gaggle.net or call 800-288-7750