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news, 24/7 Media Sign Advertising/Marketing Agreement

Deal will provide 24/7 Media Clients Access to for Advertising Space

New York, NY, July 5, 2000 – (OTC/BB: WDDD), the leading three dimensional (3D) entertainment portal, today announced a sales and marketing agreement to have 24 /7 Media, one of the largest global interactive marketing and technology solutions companies sell advertising on entertainment portal and website pages.

Under the terms of the agreement, advertising and marketing clients of 24 /7 Media will be able to place advertising on the 3D entertainment portal. 24/7 Media offers online advertising and direct marketing networks solutions to companies worldwide

"Our 3D entertainment portal offers clients a way to reach out to a new set of consumers and businesses," said Steven G. Chrust, chairman of "This partnership provides another revenue stream for us. We believe it is the beginning of advertisers realizing the stickiness of our 3D site and the effectiveness in reaching a certain range of consumers."

The initial placements from 24/ 7 Media has produced advertising from more than three dozen advertisers, including Alta Vista, MSN Passport, Intuit, Quicken, NY Times Digital, Forbes, Money and Get Smart.

"We are pleased to be working with and providing our clients with access to the 3D portal," said Geoff Judge, Sr. VP Network Development Group, 24/ 7 Media. "We are extremely gratified with the quick response of the market to this robust and interactive advertising environment." offers visitors virtual, multi-user environments with streaming video and e-Commerce, among other features. An entertainment portal with partners worldwide, has signed partnership agreements with such firms as Freeserve and Powernet in the UK; Shinwon Telecom in South Korea and e-NewMedia in the PanAsian market, and Road Runner’s Hang Channel in the United States. In addition to its entertainment portal, has nearly three dozen e-Commerce stores and is the host for YankeeWorld, the 3D home of the New York Yankees, and BowieWorld, the 3D site for David Bowie.

About, a 3D entertainment portal, leverages its proprietary technology to offer visitors a network of virtual, multi-user environments that have rich media graphics, text chat, voice-to-voice chat, streaming video and e-commerce. The environments are focused around entertainment interests and targeted communities such as music, sports, and general entertainment environments. In the Worlds’ Avatar Gallery, visitors select an avatar (3D character), and customize it into a personal virtual representation of themselves. The avatar is used to travel in and through the various virtual environments and participate in interactive activities involving entertainment, promotions, or e-commerce. Avatars can chat with one another, dance in a nightclub, e-shop, watch video clips and participate in other activities. is headquartered in New York City. For more information on, please contact Andrew Silver or Rebecca Fitts, Middleberg & Associates, (212) 699-2589/2663, /

About 24/7 Media
24/7 Media Inc. is a leading global provider of end-to-end interactive technology and marketing solutions and services for Web publishers, online advertisers, advertising agencies, e-marketers and e-commerce merchants. 24/7 Media provides a comprehensive suite of media and technology products and services that enable these client groups to attract and retain customers worldwide, and to reap the benefits of interactive and other electronic media. Our solutions include advertising and direct marketing sales, ad serving, promotions, email list management, email list brokerage, email delivery, data analysis, loyalty marketing and convergence solutions, all delivered from our industry-leading data and technology platforms. Our 24/7 Connect ad serving technology solutions are designed specifically for the demands and needs of advertisers and agencies, Web publishers and e-commerce merchants. Based in New York, 24/7 Media Inc. has offices in 51 cities in 28 countries. For more information, please visit

Forward Looking Statements.
Except for any historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are described in the company’s filings with the SEC. Given these uncertainties, prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. The company disclaims any obligation to update any such factors or to announce publicly the results of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future events or developments.

Thom Kidrin
Andrew Silver / Rebecca Fitts
Middleberg & Associates
(212) 699-2589/2663