Browsing All posts tagged under »Facebook«

Disney’s acquisition of Playdom and the effect on social gaming industry

October 26, 2010


(Inside Social Gaming) In a new industry like social gaming, a single acquisition can have a disproportionate effect on the ecosystem. The buyout of a prominent company changes perceptions across the market, whether the price is high or low. Disney’s July acquisition of Playdom has certainly had that effect, setting off a new round of […]

*News Flash* – Rich people like Facebook.

October 22, 2010


Nothing really surprising here, rich people like social networks like Facebook- they really have the time and the network! Seriously, all the data surfacing about social networks is that every body likes them in some form or another, be it Facebook, twitter, Linkedin or Keneva (or social networks like these). Humans are social creatures and […]

Facebook ‘Like’ button enabled in internet advertising this week.

October 18, 2010


This is already starting in mobile on item pages in mCommerce sites, its only a matter of time before this hits mobile ads as well. (Media post) The Facebook “Like” button inserted in ad units began running across display networks and publisher sites on Saturday could become a new metric for advertisers to measure the […]

The October 2010 edition of the Facebook Marketing Bible now available

October 18, 2010


The October 2010 edition of the Facebook Marketing Bible: The Comprehensive Guide to Market Your Brand, Company, Product, or Service Inside Facebook is now available on the web! The Facebook Marketing Bible has enabled thousands of marketers, social application developers, publishers, and entrepreneurs to navigate and get the most out of the increasingly sophisticated marketing […]

Facebook credits- the fastest growing currency in the virtual world- probably!

October 14, 2010


The new virtual currency (credits) that Facebook has started printing, is going to be printed at a faster rate (God, I would do it as well, if i could!). In a big push to bring more developers on-board with its virtual currency, Facebook said it now has the capacity to add three or four times as […]

Zynga buys Bonfire Studios now called Zynga Dallas. Let the acquisitions flow!

October 6, 2010


Zynga’s acquisition spree continues as the social game company announced today it has acquired Bonfire Studios, a Dallas-based social game startup. The price wasn’t disclosed. The new studio will be called Zynga Dallas. The company’s three founders — David Rippy, Bill Jackson and Scott Winsett — started the company in November, 2008, after Microsoft shut down […]

Facebook COO Sandberg “Mobile is big”- just how big- look at these stats

October 1, 2010


As Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg at a Huffington Post Advertising Week event in New York said this week- “Saying mobile is going to be big is silly. Mobile is big. Mobile is getting bigger. […] Our goal is we want to make Facebook available everywhere on every device. That’s actually complicated in a […]