COSMOPOLITAN LAUNCHES SEX POSITION OF THE DAY FOR THE ANDROID Cosmo's new Android application is a to-go version of the best-selling book The Cosmo Kama Sutra and the first Android app to be released by Hearst Magazines NEW YORK, NY (August 18, 2010) - Cosmopolitan magazine (http://www.cosmopolitan.com) today unveiled a new Android application dubbed Cosmo's Sex Position of the Day based on the brand's best- selling book, The Cosmo Kama Sutra. This to-go version for the Android is the first Android app to be released by Hearst Magazines and will feature 77 sex positions direct from the pages of the famed book. The app will also have 17 positions from Cosmo's Red Hot Sex Guide and 25 from Cosmo's Aqua Sutra. Cosmo's Sex Position of the Day is available in the Android Market for $2.99 and was developed in conjunction with Sanborn Media Factory (http://sanbornmediafactory.com). Cosmo's Sex Position of the Day Android app will also include: - The Carnal Challenge Rating: the more flames a position displays, the greater the difficulty - Erotic Instructions: hints to help you make the most of the position and what to look forward to - Colorful Illustration: tasteful visuals that help you understand how the position works "Readers count on Cosmo to deliver fresh and fun sex advice," says Susan Schulz, editorial brand director, Cosmopolitan. "Cosmo's Sex Position of the Day app allows them to access our hugely popular Kama Sutra positions on their Android device whenever the mood strikes them, wherever they happen to be." In December 2009, Cosmopolitan magazine launched Cosmo's Sex Position of the Day for the iPhone. Since launch the application has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. The application has proven to be very engaging, with the average user spending nearly 10 minutes per session with the content. The application has also been featured in the 20 most downloaded apps in the entertainment category. About Cosmopolitan Cosmopolitan (www.cosmopolitan.com) is the best-selling young women's magazine in the U.S., a bible for fun, fearless females that reaches more than 18 million readers a month. Cosmopolitan delivers the latest news on men and love, fashion and beauty, women's health and self- improvement, and entertainment. Readers can also interact with the brand on the digital front, with Cosmopolitan.com, reaching 4 million unique users a month; Cosmopolitan mobile (m.cosmopolitan.com), reaching 180,000 users per month; and Cosmopolitan iPhone applications (Sex Position of the Day and Shop Cosmo), which have been downloaded more than 100,000 times. Cosmo Radio, the only magazine-branded radio channel of its kind, is available on Sirius XM Channels 111 and 162. In addition to the U.S. flagship, Cosmopolitan publishes 60 print magazine editions around the world. Hearst Magazines is a unit of Hearst Corporation (www.hearst.com) and one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, with nearly 200 editions around the world, including 15 U.S. titles and 20 magazines in the United Kingdom, published through its wholly owned subsidiary, The National Magazine Company Limited. Hearst Magazines is the leading publisher of monthly magazines in the U.S. in terms of total circulation (ABC, Dec. 2009) and reaches 73 million adults (MRI, Fall 2009).