Joins Sports Social Network Fancred


Fancred launched less than a year ago, as a social network for sports fans to share and discover sports content. The other part of the goal was to enable users to establish credibility within the community. While there are certainly a few stand-out citizen journalists on Fancred, professional journalists are also taking to Fancred to engage with sports fans.

Case in point: announced a partnership with Fancred today. According to sports editor Matt Pepin, the digital arm of the Boston Globe is already a “well-established destination for Boston’s famously intense fan base, covering baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, college and high school sports.”

“Fancred users should keep eyes out for sneak peeks at content before it even hits our site,” Pepin says.

This bodes well for the up-and-coming sports social network, which bills its Fancred score as a measure of credibility. While there’s all sorts of content available, Fancred co-founder and CEO Hossien Kash Razzaghi says filtering out the trustworthy sources is the bigger challenge. Razzaghi also admits that as a sports fan himself, he relied on for important sports news when he moved to Boston in 2006.

“I’m thrilled that Sports has decided to join Fancred,” he says.

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