WHAT IS "BABAFOO"? - Babafoo (pronunciation: Bah-Bah-Foo, origins: The first letters of baseball, basketball, and football) is a social networking and college sports recruiting website where high school athletes come to connect, get discovered and share their sports experiences with friends, family and sports fans around the globe.
WHAT IS THE "BIG BOARD"? - The BIG BOARD is your home page where you will receive instant updates of what your Buddies (defined below) are doing (including all changes to their profiles), as well as have the opportunity to provide your own sports-related status updates so your Bandwagon (defined below) can see what you are up to.
WHAT IS THE "BILLBOARD SECTION"? - The BILLBOARD section is where you can upload photos, create albums, and Brand Babafoo site members who appear in the picture. Buddies can also comment on a member of their Bandwagon's photos on this page and/or give the photo a BigUps (defined below).
WHAT IS THE "BACKGROUND SECTION"? - The BACKGROUND section is where you can add general and personal information such as favorite movies, music, foods, etc., as well as provide in-depth athletic and academic information that college coaches and universities look for when making a decision about which players to recruit. Please note that only the "General Information," "Athletic Information" and "Physical Information" sections will be publicly available to all Babafoo users, while all other items in your Background section will be private and only viewable by college coaches.
WHAT IS THE "BIG SCREEN"? - The BIG SCREEN is where you can upload, maintain, and catalog all of your highlight videos, as well as Brand people who also appear in the video. Buddies can also comment on a member of their Bandwagon's videos on this page and/or give the photo a BigUps. There is no limit to the amount of videos a user may upload onto the Big Screen page, however, each individual video must be limited to a total of five (5) minutes in length.
WHAT IS THE "BLUEPRINT"? - The BLUEPRINT section is your own personal and private calendar which you can use to keep track of your upcoming sports or exam schedule or anything athletic or academic events. This section of your profile is private and ONLY viewable by college coaches and yourself. College coaches have a reverse calendar which will be populated with the schedules of players of their choosing.
WHAT IS THE "BUZZ" SECTION? - The BUZZ section is where you can upload website links to online media sources which reference your personal, athletic or academic achievements or your general interests. Users also have the ability to Brand other users and comment on a member of their Bandwagon's links and/or give the link a BigUps.
WHAT IS THE "BOXSCORE" SECTION? - The BOXSCORE section is where you can input your individual game as well as season stats. Your BOXSCORE section is private and only viewable to college coaches. Alternatively, you may upload external stat links (i.e., www.latimes.com, www.espn.com, etc.) to your Buzz page.
WHAT IS "BMAIL"? - BMAIL is your own personal Babafoo email where you can internally send and receive messages from other Babafoo.com members as well as college coaches.
WHAT ARE THE "BABAFOO BINOCULARS"? - The BABAFOO BINOCULARS allow you to search the Babafoo website for other Babafoo members, schools, teams or colleges registered on the Babafoo website. You can also click on the "down arrow" to the immediate right of the search bar to perform an advanced search.
WHAT IS A "FOLLOW"? - The Babafoo.com members you add as your BUDDY are the members who you choose to "follow". You will receive your BUDDIES' status updates on your BIG BOARD, and your BUDDIES will be able to directly comment on your BIG BOARD.
WHAT IS THE "FOLLOWERS"? The Babafoo members who add you as their BUDDY will be in your BANDWAGON. Your BANDWAGON members will receive your status updates but will not be able to comment directly on your BIG BOARD unless you add them as a BUDDY.
WHAT IS THE "FAMILY"? Your BLOODLINE contains your family members.
WHAT IS THE "BANK&BIN "? - The Babafoo BANK&BIN is your own personal bank account and store where you can keep track of your BABAFOO BUCKS (defined below) and use the same to purchase both real and digital merchandise from www.babafoo.com. You can see all the items you've purchased in your Babafoo Backpack.
WHAT ARE "BATTLES"? - The BATTLES section allows you to challenge your BUDDIES, members of your BANDWAGON and BLOODLINE , or simply compete against yourself, in various Babafoo games. By participating in the Babafoo BATTLES you will have the ability to earn and accumulate BABAFOO BUCKS.
WHAT IS THE "BETTERBALLER" SECTION? - The BETTERBALLER feature allows athletes to find the tools and resources to take their skills and game to the next level. From personal trainers to sports camps to academic tutors, the Babafoo BETTERBALLER feature helps you find the resources you're looking for.
WHAT IS THE "BIGUPS" BUTTON - The BIGUPS button allows you to let a Babafoo member know that you support or like their post, picture, video, or news article. Babafoo is a community for positive interaction between athletes, parents, coaches, and high school sports fans, and the BIGUPS button is a great way to give out positive feedback.
WHAT IS THE "BTW..." BUTTON? - If you have a comment you want to share on another member's status update, video, article or picture, click the BTW... button (a.k.a. "by the way...") to share your thought(s) and show your support for, and connect with, other Babafoo members.
WHAT IS THE "BIGBLAST" BUTTON? - If you like something on another member's BIG BAORD and want to share it with your Bandwagon, then BIGBLAST it so it shows up on your BIG BOARD.
WHAT IS THE "BLACKOUT" BUTTON - The BLACKOUT button is the delete function, which allows you to delete items on your, or your Buddy's, Big Board.
WHAT IS "BANTER"? - By clicking the BANTER button, you will be able to see all the comments and BigUps a BIG BOARD UPDATE has received.