FUNGOPLAY PARTNERS WITH ONLINE KIDS SAFETY EXPERTS METAVERSE MOD SQUAD FOR LAUNCH OF ONLINE SPORTS THEME PARK

FunGoPlay , an all-new virtual world that bridges the gap between offline and online play, has partnered with Metaverse Mod Squad– the leader in professional services for social, gaming, and online communities - for its upcoming launch. Metaverse Mod Squad is tasked with helping to manage and grow the site’s online community while working to provide a safe and engaging environment for kids.  The company, through its team of moderators across the country, will oversee community management, customer support, and quality assurance, while also consulting on kids virtual world strategy.

“Metaverse Mod Squad is the perfect partner to help us establish FunGoPlay as the ultimate online destination for fun, sports related content,” said Steve Lerner, CEO of FunGoPlay. “Their experience and range of support is essential to our success and will help establish a safe online environment for kids that parents will know they can trust.” 

FunGoPlay is a humorous and engaging sports-themed online experience that encourages kids to get outside and play with“connected” sports gear that keeps track of how much kids are playing, and rewards them for their physical activity with in-game bonuses. As FunGoPlay’s partner, Metaverse will execute all of its core practices and manage the site’s customer service for its real-world products. The Metaverse Mod Squad client roster is a who’s who in online entertainment including Cartoon Network, the National Football League, Warner Bros., and more.

Amy Pritchard, Metaverse Mod Squad CEO commented,“FunGoPlay has a unique approach to the virtual world space by connecting advancement and rewards in the game with active outdoor play.  We think it’s an amazing concept and we couldn’t be more excited to get behind it.” 

About FunGoPlay

FunGoPlay ( www.fungoplay.com) is an online sports theme park and the first virtual world to bridge online and offline play through the use of‘connected’ sports gear. Conceptualized by industry veterans— including music industry pioneer and start-up expert Steven Lerner, children’s content development, TV distribution, merchandising and licensing veteran David Jacobs (Sesame Workshop/HIT Entertainment), and writer and franchise director of kids properties Fabian Nicieza (Batman, X-Men, Transformers, etc.) -- the site caters to the online gaming needs of today’s 6-11 year olds. FunGoPlay delivers customizable avatars, fun games, and a social community while rewarding active offline play. 

About Metaverse Mod Squad

Metaverse Mod Squad ( www.metaversemodsquad.com) is the leader in professional services for social, gaming, and online communities. From community management to moderation and customer support, Metaverse works with marquee brands and operators to promote brands, engage users, and protect the safety of children. It maintains a team of professional staffers around the world in several languages. It also has a 24/7 operations center in Sacramento, California and an office in Brooklyn, New York.

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