Everyblock Teams Up With Brooklyn Nets For 2012-2013 Season


EveryBlock, the place for all the news and talk in your neighborhood, today announced a partnership with the Brooklyn Nets for the 2012-13 NBA season. The partnership gives the Brooklyn Nets an online channel for community conversation through EveryBlock's innovative digital platform. The Brooklyn Nets are using EveryBlock as a channel to share the latest news with the Brooklyn community about the team. Throughout the season, the Brooklyn Nets will use EveryBlock to interact with fans and neighbors.

The Brooklyn Nets have set up a user profile on EveryBlock to share information on upcoming games and community events. New users can join the neighborhood conversation and create a free EveryBlock account to follow the team. With an EveryBlock account, users can see, share, and respond to what's happening in the Brooklyn community with the Brooklyn Nets, and also learn what people in and around Barclays Center are talking about. EveryBlock will also connect with community members alongside The Experience, the Brooklyn Nets mobile unit, which has been connecting the team and its partners on a grassroots level with their newest fans.

"We're thrilled to partner with the Brooklyn Nets and play a key role in their community outreach efforts," said Brian Addison, President of EveryBlock. "Given our mission of building an increased sense of connection among neighbors, this is the perfect opportunity for us to collaborate with the team as it settles into its new home at Barclays Center."

"We want to be pioneers in the digital space and EveryBlock has offered us a great social media platform to continue achieving that goal," said Chris Brahe, Senior Vice President of Partnership Sales and Marketing for the Brooklyn Nets. "This partnership also provides us with a fun new way to communicate and engage Brooklyn residents."

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