Zynga to Release Adventure World: Social Gaming Video Trailer

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Here at OSM we often report on Zynga, the social gaming specialists and recently reported on a new game, Pioneer Trail, and also told how Zynga has delayed its planned IPO after uncertain stock conditions. We know that many of you enjoy social gaming and today we have news and a video of the first … [Read more...]

Zynga IPO Deferred Due to Stock Market Unease

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For some time now we’ve been bringing you news on Zynga, the social gaming experts, and its impending IPO. We told how a low-float IPO was the intention and then brought further news that Zynga was ready to file and also an infographic showing the company’s path to IPO. However, it seems that Zynga … [Read more...]

Pioneer Trail Experience from Zynga: Latest Social Adventure Game

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We know that many of our readers are fans of social gaming and regularly bring news of the latest developments from social network gaming specialists Zynga. After the phenomenal success of FarmVille, CityVille and more recently Empires and Allies on Facebook, regular players will be pleased to learn … [Read more...]

Angry Birds & Other Games Coming To Google+ Today

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There are all sorts of petitions and things on Google+ to try and keep it from being pumped full of games, many of them are hoping to keep it as a more kind of professional network. However, today we have heard that Angry Birds and other games are coming to Google+ today! … [Read more...]

Story of Zynga’s Success: IPO Achievement Shown on Infographic

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We’ve been keeping you informed with all the developments surrounding social gaming specialists Zynga recently as the company prepares for an IPO. Most known for Facebook games such as CityVille and FarmVille, we first told of its plans for an IPO, then detailed news about it being a low-float IPO … [Read more...]

Zynga IPO Low-Float: Public Shares Limited

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We’ve been giving you a lot of news from social gaming experts Zynga lately, with details of the new Empire & Allies game and also telling how Zynga’s IPO (initial public offering) filing was imminent. Now we hear that Zynga is heading towards what is termed a “low-float” IPO where public shares … [Read more...]

Groupon File For IPO: $750 Million Price Tag

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Last week here at OSM we brought you news about Mark Zuckerberg declaring that Facebook was not quite ready to venture into an IPO, although this may have been a smart move for his company we have recently seen other companies like LinkedIn and Zynga take this plunge. … [Read more...]

Empires & Allies Social Strategy Game: New From Zynga

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Titans of the social gaming world Zynga are set to release their latest blockbuster hopeful today, Empires & Allies. The FarmVille and CityVille creators, whose games have become major hits on Facebook, are making a diversion with this next game as it’s a combat strategy social game. … [Read more...]

Mark Zuckerberg Declares Facebook Not Ready For IPO

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As social networking use is at an all time high you would think that it makes good sense for the companies behind them to start floating on the stock market, recently we brought you news on LinkedIn and Zynga, two companies that have recently decided to take this plunge. … [Read more...]

Zynga IPO Filing Imminent: Will Trump LinkedIn

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We recently told how LinkedIn, the social network aimed at professionals, had undertaken its IPO (initial public offering) and was worth $8.9 billion after the first day of trading as a public company. Now it appears that social gaming specialist Zynga is also heading for an IPO and will certainly … [Read more...]

Lady Gaga Teams Up With Zynga To Bring Us GagaVille

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Some people love her and other people hate her, either way it doesn’t matter what category you fit into as Lady Gaga must be doing something right as she is currently one of the biggest stars in the world, this was hammered home after we saw her release of the Judas music video overwhelm YouTube. … [Read more...]

Facebook Gets $190.5 Million Investment From T. Rowe Price

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Facebook have just had a nice healthy cash injection, after investment company T. Rowe Price pumped $190.5 million into the social networking company. … [Read more...]

DreamWorks CEO Joins Zynga’s Directors- A Path To Hollywood?

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Social Games developer Zynga has added a big fish into its ever expanding pond, by adding DreamWorks CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg to its board of directors. The big movie boss will aid Zynga if they choose to venture out further into the film industry. … [Read more...]

FarmVille English Countryside: Storm of Protest – Your Thoughts?

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One of the most popular Facebook games ever is FarmVille, developed by social network gaming experts Zynga. We’ve brought you news about FarmVille on many occasions and it’s successor CityVille. However today we have heard about an extension to the game, FarmVille English Countryside, which seems … [Read more...]

Modern-Day Pokémon For Facebook Users Set To Hit It Big

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For many, social networking site Facebook is purely used for keeping in touch with your friends and loved ones, joining a group of interest, uploading those dodgy photos from a night out or even just a way of increasing your friends list in terms of numbers, but today, a new game has just hit the … [Read more...]

Facebook’s Zynga Burgler Gets 2 Years In Jail

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We reported to you a while ago that a hacker had burgled the games developed Zynga. A substancial amount of virtual poker chips were stolen and now the thief has been brought to justice, serving 2 years in jail. … [Read more...]

Zynga Look To Grow With $250 Million Investment

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Social games developer Zynga who are best known for being behind the Facebook games "Farmville", "Mafia Wars" and "Cityville" are looking to raise $250 million, which would pump up their valuation to around $7-9 billion. … [Read more...]

Facebook Vs. Mixi: The Battle For Japanese Dominance

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When it comes to social networking, it is becoming more competitive by the day. Facebook currently has more than 500 million users signed up with more than half of them performing daily activities. The social network has been valued at $80 billion and they seem to have a presence in most countries … [Read more...]

Facebook Hacker Burgles Zynga Of Poker Chips

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Facebook on the web is quite often the centre of attention, mainly because of its massive user base and frequent visitors that sometimes point out flaws. Even so they continue to make advancements in the world of social networking in different ways … [Read more...]

Facebook Changing Virtual Purchase Method-Developers Unhappy

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Facebook has announced that it is changing the method in which virtual goods and applications are purchases, and it has raised corcern for games developers. Facebook Credits which are sold in most gaming stores over the world are now becoming the default payment method for all Facebook related … [Read more...]

Staggering growth of CityVille

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It seems only weeks ago that we were telling you about the launch of CityVille, the new game on Facebook developed by Zynga who created the phenomenally successful FarmVille game, and only a few days ago we reported on CityVille vs. FarmVille and asked which was better. … [Read more...]

MySpace: Job Cuts Imminent – Site For Sale?

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MySpace, what has become of thee? It used to be the biggest social media group however things have changes as they always do. At the peak time of MySpace’s reign you would never have thought they would be in the position they are now … [Read more...]

Farmville: Pay for game goods with American Express points

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We know that many of you are addicted to playing the social network game FarmVille from Zynga when you’re on Facebook and recently told how although it had been the most popular app on Facebook for some time, it had now been overtaken by Phases. We also discussed an interview with Zynga’s … [Read more...]

Zynga Games: Facebook’s FarmVille – Just The Start

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We’ve been keeping you up-to-date with recent developments from Zynga the social network game developer that established Farmville, which until recently had been the most popular application on Facebook. Only a few weeks ago Zynga launched CityVille and looks likely to have another hit on its hands … [Read more...]

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Admits Mistakes

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Online social networking site Facebook is still enjoying an increase in user numbers, and we have to congratulate CEO Mark Zuckerberg for all of his success. But it seems that even one of the top entrepreneurs can make mistakes as he highlighted in a recent interview. … [Read more...]