February 26, 2007 06:30 ET Launches - Social Network Connects College Students Nationwide

NEW YORK--(Collegiate Presswire - February 26, 2007) -, the most comprehensive, innovative social networking site designed exclusively "for college students by college students," officially launches today. The website has been customized to allow its members to stay informed about local campus life, socialize with other students, create "HotLists" to rate everything from their favorite places and photos to videos and products, and even plan social gatherings through a specialized forum tailored exclusively for college students. offers its users a bevy of interactive features such as photo sharing, news feeds, invitations, calendar organization and text messaging applications. Overall, the site's distinctive "HotList" feature acts as a valuable resource for today's busy college student. Through "HotLists," users are able to do everything from finding out the best places to hang out to deciding which products they should buy, based on feedback from fellow classmates. In addition, the site promotes further expression and debate on the "hot" college topics of the day with its issue specific forums, chat rooms, message boards and interest groups.

The site also boasts an array of other innovative features enabling college students to stay connected, including its ever so popular "HotMatch" feature, which automatically pairs students with similar photo ratings and mutual interests, and its personalized "flirts," which allow students to forward each other not only winks, but also hugs, kisses and whistles. Also, the site has implemented a cutting-edge feature that enables college students to locate their school's "hottest" event on any given day or night. The site provides students with the most user-friendly internet technology tools to share photos and videos, upload music, join chat rooms and even create their own customized blog entries to express their personalities.

"We've set out to create the most usable social networking site tailored exclusively for college students, and are excited to be unveiling this dynamic site to our generation," says Gianni Martire, co-founder. "There has never before been such a forum to help college students get the most out of their college experience...until now."

So, with, not only do college students have the ability to discuss and share the latest trends and happenings at their college and rate their favorite hangouts and products, but also make new friends by finding common ground with other college students across the country. is, without a doubt, the most dynamic, exclusive space where college students can exchange opinions, ideas and thoughts about the "hottest" issues of campus life. Membership for the site is free, but unlike similar sites, it is restricted to college students only, to provide students with a safe, secure and private social networking experience.

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About College HotList is an interactive, multi-faceted social networking experience tailored exclusively "for college students by college students." The site offers college students not only the ability to socialize and plan dates, but also to find out about special events happening at their colleges and local venues. Moreover,'s trademark rating system, culminating into "HotLists," allows college students the ability to rate and comment on everything from the most popular profile photos, videos and products, to the most popular clubs, bars and local 'hangouts.' also offers photo sharing, news feeds, calendar organization and text messaging features, in addition to an array of issue specific forums, message boards, interest groups and chat rooms, all encouraging college students to express themselves and debate the "hot" topics of the day. The site allows for further expression of its members' unique personalities through customization of personal blogs with music, video, photos and more!

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