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Microsoft's New Social Network, So.cl: It's Like Google+ For Wonks

Microsoft's New Social Network, So.cl: It's Like Google+ For Wonks | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
File this in the "we-try-it-out-so-you-don't-have-to" category. So.cl is a derivative social network that may be useful to students, but it won't fly elsewhere.
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Garfield's first Facebook game is not at all what you'd expect

Garfield's first Facebook game is not at all what you'd expect | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
It's a card game, actually.Social game maker Dassa Games and virtual goods service provider Virtual Greats have announced Garfield Stars Pax, a...
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Social Gaming is Down with Women but Up with Seniors

Social Gaming is Down with Women but Up with Seniors | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Social gaming has been a hot spot for developers for awhile now, but a new study by Frank N.
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Insomniac tries social gaming with 'Outernaut - Shacknews.com - Video Game News, Trailers, Game Videos, and Files

Insomniac tries social gaming with 'Outernaut - Shacknews.com - Video Game News, Trailers, Game Videos, and Files | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Insomniac has announced its first social game, an adventure-RPG called "Outernauts." It will open to a public beta soon before releasing officially this summer.
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Five reasons hip hop is huge in Facebook games

Five reasons hip hop is huge in Facebook games | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
We never thought we'd see the day: Not just one, but five hip hop stars are down with social gaming.
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Social Media's Small, Positive Role in Human Relationships

Social Media's Small, Positive Role in Human Relationships | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
It's just one factor in modern life that can increase connection in a world divided by the vagaries of capitalism, the disengagement of television, and the isolation of suburban sprawl.
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At 2.5B games played a month, King.com reaps benefits from its casual Saga titles on Facebook

At 2.5B games played a month, King.com reaps benefits from its casual Saga titles on Facebook | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
London-based King.com is launching Candy Crush Saga on Facebook today as part of its bid to capitalize on the shift in audience tastes toward increasingly casual games.
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Factory Project- Breaking the cliché of Social Gaming | Social Gaming Hub for Social Game News,Social Game Reviews

Factory Project- Breaking the cliché of Social Gaming | Social Gaming Hub for Social Game News,Social Game Reviews | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
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Teenagers more into social/mobile gaming than console gaming | GamesIndustry International

Teenagers more into social/mobile gaming than console gaming | GamesIndustry International | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Piper Jaffray study finds that younger gamers are gravitating more and more towards mobile...
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The Social Harvest | Visual.ly

The Social Harvest | Visual.ly | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Despite limited budgets, nonprofit organizations find great value in their fast-growing social networks.
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Facebook fans get to play out celebrity fantasies

Facebook fans get to play out celebrity fantasies | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
A trio of console videogame stars joined the online social play revolution with a free-to-play title that lets folks at…...
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Social Media Friends: 50 Tips to Rock Social Love & Advocacy | Social Media Today

Social Media Friends: 50 Tips to Rock Social Love & Advocacy | Social Media Today | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
You know the old saying “be a friend, to get a friend.”  Social media creates amazing opportunities to connect with real people. It doesn’t have to be a fake world as some assume.
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Social games lose their 'cool'

Social games lose their 'cool' | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Shweta Gugnani, mother of a three-year-old, is done playing Cityville and Farmville—popular social network games where users build and maintain virtual cities and farms.
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Idle Worship Brings Art and Engineering to Social Gaming | Digital Media Blog

Idle Worship Brings Art and Engineering to Social Gaming | Digital Media Blog | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
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✰ Everywhere is your playgrond ✰ With Gamorlive

Rediscover the pleasure of playing against your friends on great 1vs1 mobile games. Now your playground is everywhere. With Gamorlive, conquer your favourite places, create Game Spots and become the city master winning your duels.
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Pepsi Launches First Global Campaign “Live For Now” With New Social Platform, Pulse

Pepsi Launches First Global Campaign “Live For Now” With New Social Platform, Pulse | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Pepsi has launched its first global campaign around the theme of "Live for Now," both a rallying cry and a spirit the company hopes to embody with a pop-culture-focused campaign.Based on extensive global research with thousands of fans, "Live for...
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Simple advice for creating social games

Simple advice for creating social games | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Social games are revolutionising mobile games.
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Health Gaming and the Power of Social

Health Gaming and the Power of Social | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Startups, health insurers and employers are investing in gaming to motivate people to improve their health.
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How to get more likes on Facebook - The Oatmeal

How to get more likes on Facebook - The Oatmeal | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
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Idle Worship's maker thinks truly social games demand real-time play

Idle Worship's maker thinks truly social games demand real-time play | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Is the key to achieving the definition of \"social game\" real-time play between friends?
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Four Types of Advertising Are Emerging in Social Games, EA Says

Four Types of Advertising Are Emerging in Social Games, EA Says | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
In a new multimillion-dollar partnership with Electronic Arts, Unilever will test in-game advertising inside The Sims Social.
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Words With Friends, Draw Something ... are you addicted to social gaming?

Words With Friends, Draw Something ... are you addicted to social gaming? | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
They are everywhere: people in cafés or supermarket queues, staring at their smartphones with determined concentration, occasionally shuffling yellow tiles of letters to use all of them in a killer move…...
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'Hunger Games' + Social Gaming = Odd Fit? | ForeverGeek

'Hunger Games' + Social Gaming = Odd Fit? | ForeverGeek | Online communities and Social Gaming | Scoop.it
Can Facebook game 'The Hunger Games Adventures' balance the requisite social quests with its dire setting and harsh subject matter?
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