Fantasy Football just got a lot more social. In a first for any fantasy league, NFL.com Fantasy Football will be integrated with Google+ Hangouts, it was announced today. NFL.com Fantasy Football will be the only fantasy game to integrate Google+ Hangouts for the 2012 season, making it the first fantasy game to incorporate multi-party video chat.
Google+ Hangouts allow friends to connect face-to-face-to-face via group video chat. NFL.com Fantasy leagues now may host their drafts “face-to-face-to-face,” even if participants are half a world apart. League rules changes can now be settled through live video chat, replacing lengthy e-mail chains. During the season, NFL.com Fantasy players may hang out while watching games.
A Google+ Hangouts button will appear throughout NFL.com Fantasy Football leagues. Users who click the Hangouts button will launch their fantasy league’s unique Google+ Hangouts page. Live notifications and other features will be added to the experience throughout the season.
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