A Brand New Bad Habit: Real Money Gambling Comes to Facebook
Plenty of us waste good chunks of our days whiling away the precious hours of our lives on Facebook. Sometimes, seeing how fat your ex has gotten and wishing a guy you knew for like ten minutes in college happy birthday doesn't feel like a fulfilling way to spend your day. Sometimes, you want to do that stuff while you're also shoveling piles of cash into a deep hole. The sage folks at Facebook are aware of this, and in a stroke of genius, have given the go-ahead the to the app Bingo Friendzy -- Facebook's first toe into the chilly ocean of real money gambling.Read on...
It’s Complicated Between Zynga and Facebook
It seems that after months of tense negotiating and drawn ultimatums, Zynga may be removing itself from Facebook in order to run on its own service, Zynga Live.
According to Techcrunch, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus announced to employees
that Zynga was going to launch a social game network called Zynga Live. The Zynga Live initiative was a social gaming network. Facebook and Zynga has been negotiating on Facebook Credits and the talks turned for the worst. In the negotiation process, Facebook shut off Zynga\’s feeds and threatened to shut down games. Zynga in the process threatened to completely leave Facebook and prepared to do so in the previous upcoming weeks.
All a part of the Great Facebook Deactivation wave of 2010?Read on...