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  • Zynga announces ‘NFL Showdown’ and Tiger Woods golf game
    Zynga announces ‘NFL Showdown’ and Tiger Woods golf game
    Zynga hopes its success on the farm can translate to the field.Zynga, the mobile game developer behind “Farmville” and “Words With Friends,” announced the creation of a new brand on their official site Thursday, Zynga...
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    Big Viking Games officially launches YoWorld
    The day that thousands of YoVille players have worked and prayed for has finally arrived. On Monday Zynga officially transferred YoVille and its players to Big Viking Games as a result of a deal that took nearly five months to complete. On Tuesday...
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    YoVille sold to Big Viking Games and will be renamed YoWorld
    The announcement that loyal YoVille players have been waiting for has finally arrived. After Zynga announced earlier this year that they planned to shut this much loved game down forever, and after months of uncertainty, players finally received...
  • Social media turns hiring upside down
    Social media turns hiring upside down
    For many job seekers today, there are usually three “doors” to getting hired. There’s the front door (apply online with most of the world), the side door (offer a company a specific proposal on how you can help their business),...
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    Zynga temporarily halts plans to close YoVille
    With less than a month until dooms day arrive in YoVille, Zynga told players exactly what they had hoped to hear. On March 5, Zynga informed the YoVille community on Facebook that they have halted plans to close one of its oldest games.On...
  • 'Candy Crush Saga' IPO valued at $5B
    'Candy Crush Saga' IPO valued at $5B
    "Candy Crush Saga" creator King Games is planning an IPO. According to their prospectus the offering will debut on U.S. stock markets. According to Reuters on Feb. 18, some analysts value the deal at $5 billion.The successful flotation...
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    Loyal YoVille players step up to save their favorite Facebook game
    It's been nearly a month since Zynga informed the players of one of its oldest games that they would be unplugging the game for good at the end of March, and since that time those loyal players have worked tirelessly to save the game they love...
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    Big Viking Games updates fans on YoVille buyback progress
    It's been less than a month since Zynga announced its plans to close YoVille, one of its oldest social media games. Since that time YoVille players reached out to Big Viking Games, which once owned YoVille, asking the company to save YoVille....
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    Big Viking Games 'cautiously optimistic' about YoVille purchase
    According to an article published by Forbes on Jan. 28 officials at Big Viking Games are in talks with Zynga to reacquire YoVille, one of Zynga's oldest games, and are “cautiously optimistic about a positive outcome.”Forbes reports...
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    YoVille closure: Big Viking Games reaches out to Zynga to buy troubled game
    It's been four days since Zynga announced the closure date for YoVille; one of its longest running games, and players are still reeling. However, there is a small glimmer of hope because according to a post made by Big Viking Games on Facebook...
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    Zynga players outraged over YoVille closure announcement
    According to an article published by Venture Beat on Jan. 12, Zynga has decided to close up shop on one of its longest running Facebook games.Venture Beat reports that Zynga recently informed YoVille Players that the game many of them have been...
  • Save Zynga game
    Zynga’s announcement to end YoVille angers fans into boycott petition
    Facebook fans and other social gamers have enjoyed Zynga games with the “Ville” approach. Games like FarmVille, CityVille, and others have joined together friends and strangers who connect via an online game in a joint community...
  • Twitter preps for IPO debut
    Twitter IPO price raised - Social Media stocks linger
    According to reports, Twitter has raised the price of its IPO ahead of its trading debut this week.The original price up to Monday morning was $23. However, that has now changed to $25. Let's take a quick look at how other Social Media stocks...
  • Zynga renewing focus on mobile gaming after improved Q3 results
    Zynga renewing focus on mobile gaming after improved Q3 results
    After months of negative reporting on the once dominating social media gaming network, Zynga finally has some good news to announce. Aside from winning its Scramble with Friends lawsuit, the company said that it expects a full-year profit after...
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    Despite ongoing losses, Zynga CEO please with third quarter performance
    Despite still maintaining ongoing losses in revenue and bookings, Zynga CEO Don Mattrick said he is pleased with the game developers third quarter performance, according to a report today from VG 24/7.Mattrick said he though Zynga exceeded...