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BeTomorrow’s RocketBird Still Flying High on Facebook

BeTomorrow’s RocketBird Still Flying High on Facebook | SocialGames | Scoop.it
RocketBird is a kid-friendly arcade title from BeTomorrow. Originally released for Apple iOS devices, a Facebook version of the game debuted in August 2010 and has since rocketed right on to our weekly rankings lists.
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Google+ Games: The good, the great and the glaring flaw - Games.com News (blog)

Google+ Games: The good, the great and the glaring flaw - Games.com News (blog) | SocialGames | Scoop.it
Globe and MailGoogle+ Games: The good, the great and the glaring flawGames.com News (blog)Earlier this month, the social games ... game changed forever.
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Journey of Moses for Facebook Is a Social Take on the Old Testament

Journey of Moses for Facebook Is a Social Take on the Old Testament | SocialGames | Scoop.it
The first Facebook title from Hexify Inc., Journey of Moses, is a a treasure-hunting adventure game based on the life of the prominent figure from the Bible’s Old Testament.
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Zynga Shutting Down Games on MySpace

Zynga Shutting Down Games on MySpace | SocialGames | Scoop.it
News of the Media: Zynga is discontinuing its 2D games on MySpace, a move that sends clear signs that the end of MySpace is drawing near.
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Exclusive: Playfish Ending Playfish Cash, Going (Almost) All-In On Facebook Credits

Exclusive: Playfish Ending Playfish Cash, Going (Almost) All-In On Facebook Credits | SocialGames | Scoop.it
EA Playfish is switching off Playfish Cash, its long-time cross-game currency, in favor of individual game currencies purchasable with Facebook Credits, the company tells Inside Social Games. The transition goes into effect starting today.
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In 2010 social games made 1 billion dollars

In 2010 social games made 1 billion dollars | SocialGames | Scoop.it
A study published by the Park Associates market research company shows that in 2010 social games earned 1 billion dollars, and more than 200 people played games on Facebook each month. According to analysts, in the next 5 years, the.
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NEW: Facebook Insights Update Is A GAME CHANGER To Optimizing Social Media (and proving ROI) | Lori R. Taylor

NEW: Facebook Insights Update Is A GAME CHANGER To Optimizing Social Media (and proving ROI) | Lori R. Taylor | SocialGames | Scoop.it
Do you know which of your fans REALLY loves you the most?  And more importantly, do you know the “value” of their affection? Probably not. Until (RT @GhostwriterNic: Facebook Insights Update Is A GAME CHANGER To Optimizing Social Media via @lorirtaylor http://bit.ly/h92n4x)
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Disney affiliate Steamboat Ventures funds GameSalad expansion - Orlando Sentinel

Disney affiliate Steamboat Ventures funds GameSalad expansion - Orlando Sentinel | SocialGames | Scoop.it
GamasutraDisney affiliate Steamboat Ventures funds GameSalad expansionOrlando SentinelIn just another seemingly recurring ...
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Social Game Developer MegaZebra Announces “Multi-Million” Euro Investment Round

Munich-based social game developer MegaZebra netted a “multi-million Euro” amount in its latest round of funding today led by ...
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wooga @ Live Shopping Days - March 22nd, 2011

Here is a presentation on “What Drives Social? What Drives Commerce?” by Jens Begemann, Founder and CEO of wooga
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SocialVibe Nets $20 Million in Funding Following Success With Ads ...

SocialVibe Nets $20 Million in Funding Following Success With Ads ... | SocialGames | Scoop.it
Inside Social Games. Tracking Innovation at the Convergence of Games and Social Platforms. Inside Virtual Goods: The Future of ...
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Zynga Wants Tax Breaks To Stay in San Francisco

Zynga Wants Tax Breaks To Stay in San Francisco | SocialGames | Scoop.it
The social developer is threatening to move if it doesn’t receive special tax exemptions.
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Social Gaming Network PapayaMobile Hits 25M Users - TechCrunch

Social Gaming Network PapayaMobile Hits 25M Users - TechCrunch | SocialGames | Scoop.it
GamasutraSocial Gaming Network PapayaMobile Hits 25M UsersTechCrunchToday, PapayaMobile, the social gaming network for Android, is announcing a new milestone: it has topped 25 million users, which represents over 940% growth since the beginning of...
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The Sims Social, Zynga Lead This Week’s List of Fastest-Growing Games by DAU

The Sims Social, Zynga Lead This Week’s List of Fastest-Growing Games by DAU | SocialGames | Scoop.it
EA Playfish’s The Sims Social holds the lead on this week’s list of fastest-growing games by daily active users. CityVille and FarmVille round out the top three.
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PopCap Games Monetize “Better Than You'd Think” on Facebook

But according to Roberts, when PopCap monetized Bejeweled Blitz on Facebook through the sale of Coins last summer, the game reached million in revenues by August.
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MXP4 Launches Social Music Game, Bopler Games

MXP4 Launches Social Music Game, Bopler Games | SocialGames | Scoop.it
MXP4 Launches Social Music Game, Bopler Games - http://ow.ly/4Dx7n...
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Japanese Industry Takes $88.9 Million Hit Due To Earthquake

Japanese Industry Takes $88.9 Million Hit Due To Earthquake | SocialGames | Scoop.it
Enterbrain’s CEO details the effect of the recent disaster on the Japanese gaming industry.
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Social games could grow five-fold to $5B market by 2015 | VentureBeat

Social games could grow five-fold to $5B market by 2015 | VentureBeat | SocialGames | Scoop.it
Dean is lead writer for GamesBeat at VentureBeat. He covers video games, security, chips and a variety of other subjects.
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Applifier opens game discovery portal on Facebook - Games.com News (blog)

Applifier opens game discovery portal on Facebook - Games.com News (blog) | SocialGames | Scoop.it
VentureBeatApplifier opens game discovery portal on FacebookGames.com News (blog)Back in the fall of 2010, Applifier became one ...
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Social Games on Facebook: Will Imitators Cripple the Medium ...

Social Games on Facebook: Will Imitators Cripple the Medium ... | SocialGames | Scoop.it
Facebook now offers too many social games that are clones of popular video game titles. Will imitation games ultimately hurt ...
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The Secret Glossary of Social Games Analytics

The Secret Glossary of Social Games Analytics | SocialGames | Scoop.it
If you've been reading up on social gaming, you're probably familiar with terms like microtransaction, core gamer, casual gamer and viral.
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Top 25 Facebook games - March 2011 - Games.com News (blog)

Top 25 Facebook games - March 2011 - Games.com News (blog) | SocialGames | Scoop.it
Top 25 Facebook games - March 2011Games.com News (blog)The only other newcomer in this month's top 25 is Monster World by ...
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The future of social gaming

The future of social gaming | SocialGames | Scoop.it
Social gaming is transforming the way people interact online. With rising time spent and numbers of users, it's a great time for brands to take notice of this medium's tremendous potential. (The application of game theory to retail is a bigger opportunity -> The future of social gaming: http://bit.ly/ehNUUB)
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If you don't have an iPhone, well... you don't have an iPhone!

If you don't have an iPhone, you don't have the largest selection of games. And you don't have Game Center, that let's you play with your friends wherever th...
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