Single Touch Systems Cites Patent Ownership in “Letter of Notification” to Facebook, Inc.

  Single Touch Systems Cites Patent Ownership in “Letter of Notification” to
  Facebook, Inc.

Business Wire

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- January 17, 2013

Single Touch Systems Inc. (OTC BB: SITO), a technology based mobile media
solutions provider that enables businesses, advertisers and brands to easily
connect with customers through its patented technologies, announced today that
its wholly owned subsidiary, Single Touch Interactive R&D IP, Inc. has issued
a “Letter of Notification” to Facebook, Inc. regarding Single Touch’s issued
patents directed to streaming and routing media, including U.S. Patent Nos.
7,054,949, 7,191,244, 7,689,706 and 8,015,307. The letter was sent on behalf
of Single Touch by attorneys Polsinelli Shughart, P.C.

Facebook Inc’s., (NASDAQ: FB) mission is to make the world more open and
connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to
discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters
to them. ^ 1 Facebook enables advertisers to reach more than one billion
people with ads that are relevant, engaging and have social context. ^ 2 In
the Third Quarter of 2012 14% of Facebook’s ad revenue came from mobile. ^3

Single Touch Systems, Inc. and its subsidiary has a current portfolio of 18
issued and additional pending patents related to mobile search, commerce,
advertising and streaming media. “This latest notification is consistent with
our strategy to raise awareness of our intellectual property,” noted Anthony
Macaluso, Single Touch’s Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer.

^1 Source: http://newsroom.fb.com/Key-Facts
^2 Source: http://newsroom.fb.com/Advertising
^3 Source: Facebook Q3 2012 Earnings Conference Call

About Single Touch Interactive, Inc.

Single Touch Interactive, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider
serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Through patented technologies and
a modular, adaptable platform, Single Touch’s multi-channel messaging gateway
enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices, with
information that engages interest, drives transactions and strengthens
relationships and loyalty. For more information about Single Touch
Interactive, Inc visit: www.singletouch.net

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties and reflect Single Touch’s judgment as of the date of this
release. These statements may include those regarding strategy, growth and
future operations. Actual events or results may differ from Single Touch’s
expectations. The risks and uncertainties include reliance on brand owners and
wireless carriers, the possible need for additional capital, as well as other
risks identified in Single Touch’s most recent Form 10-K filing with the SEC.
Single Touch disclaims any intent or obligation to update these
forward-looking statements beyond the date of this press release, except as
may be required by law.

Contact:

KCSA Strategic Communications
Jeffrey Goldberger / Rob Fink
212-896-1249 / 212-896-1206
jgoldberger@kcsa.com / rfink@kcsa.com