College Fanz Sports Network Unveils Widgets: Facebook and Google widgets for 1,348 Colleges and Universities

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The College Fanz Sports Network today announced a pair of widgets specifically for Facebook and Google users. The widgets are designed to pull all the latest information from the website and deliver it directly to a Facebook or Google page.

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New additions like integrating into external platforms like Facebook and Google reflects the strength of connections and power of communities at the heart of emerging Web 2.0 technologies.

    The network has nearly 5,000 communities in place for student and alumni participation. Every NCAA Division I, II and III and NAIA college or university is included in the network and ready for participation for every fan, every school, everywhere.

The College Fanz Sports Network, developed by OpenCrowd, Inc., features unique enhancements that allow for a richer user experience than traditional web offerings. "This is one of our most exciting projects. It has been a privilege working with innovators like ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen and the College Fanz team to help them realize their vision," OpenCrowd CEO Sushil Prabhu explained. "New additions like integrating into external platforms like Facebook and Google reflects the strength of connections and power of communities at the heart of emerging Web 2.0 technologies."

Prabhu adds, "Our iterative approach and knowledge of the emerging tools allowed us to rapidly design, develop and deliver College Fanz' functionality while simultaneously ensuring validation from their user community at every stage of our process. This is the power of Web 2.0 and we are both honored and pleased to have had the opportunity to collaborate with the College Fanz team on this important release."

Rasmussen commented, "OpenCrowd is in a class by itself. They responded to our stringent requirements with a professional and creative zeal that exceeded even our high expectations and they continue to explore new options to maximize the experience for every college fan."

The College Fanz home page features the Amazing Fan, Featured Colleges, Hot Stuff, Fanz Polls and the most recently posted videos and photos.

My Fanz Page is every fanz personal page. This is where it all begins. From this page, fanz blog inviting the world to engage, find other fanz, post private messages, add videos and photos, insert a personal snapshot and edit personal stats as often as they like.

Registration is free.

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