AccuWeather.com® Launches New netWeather v2.0
September 18, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsSTATE COLLEGE, PA, September 18, 2006—AccuWeather.com today announced the launch of the newly redesigned and re-engineered netWeather® v2.0. Improvements made to this dynamic, free weather content make it the only offering of its kind optimized for use on all types of web sites, including blogs, social networking sites such as MySpace.com, Spanish-language sites, international sites, and more.
“AccuWeather.com is happy to respond to the huge interest in personal web postings with the only free weather sticker that really serves the needs of all kinds of sites,” said Jim Candor, SVP of New Media for AccuWeather, Inc. “We are reaching out to the international blogging and social networking site communities, offering the sizes and easy downloads they need and optimizing our stickers for popular sites like MySpace.com.”
Responding to requests from its customers, AccuWeather.com’s netWeather v2.0 offers a number of features that are not found in other free weather stickers. For Spanish-language web sites, AccuWeather.com is releasing a Spanish-text version of netWeather v2.0. The new netWeather v2.0 sticker is available for every ZIP code in the U.S. and nearly three million locations worldwide. AccuWeather.com’s netWeather v2.0 includes a sticker optimized for MySpace.com and offers smaller sticker sizes that can be easily integrated into any blog and personal networking site. AccuWeather.com’s netWeather v2.0 will also be made available for download directly from some social networking sites, allowing users to add the weather to their personal pages without clicking away from the site.
About AccuWeather, Inc.
AccuWeather, The World’s Weather Authority®, presents accurate, localized forecasts and severe weather bulletins via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, and in print to over 106 million Americans each day. AccuWeather delivers a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and informs millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 20,000 third-party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive, ABC’s owned and operated stations, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.
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