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Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Earnings | Zuckerberg Reaction on Ebola - Posted November 7, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Real Names Policy | Radisson Social Branding - Posted September 18, 2014
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INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook's Shocking Effect on Upworthy Will Blow Your Mind - Posted August 15, 2014
Facebook, as you've probably seen, has been a boon to viral sharing site Upworthy. But has the Facebook News Feed algorithm now shifted against it? What happens next you have to see to believe. WhoIsHostingThis.com compiled an interesting infographic illustrating the history of the Facebook... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga's Future | Facebook Incentivizing Rules - Posted August 8, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Aereo Forging Ahead | BBC Turns to Facebook in Thailand - Posted July 10, 2014
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Who Is On Mark Zuckerberg's Friends List? - Posted June 10, 2014
Much has been made recently over the fact that while Facebook users can set their fr... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: Facebook Algorithm Changes and Social Game Developers - Posted June 6, 2014
Facebook recently announced that its News Feed algorithm would start favoring explicit shares from third-party apps over implicit shares. "We've found that people engage more with stories that are shared explicitly rather than implicitl... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Turkey Unblocks YouTube | Facebook Fit - Posted June 4, 2014
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DataPoint: Zynga is Shutting Down Some Games - Posted June 3, 2014
Zynga recently announced the closure of a few of its Facebook titles. On July 22, 2014, the developer will retire Hidden Chronicles, ... [SocialTimes.com]

DataPoint: How the Facebook Platform has Changed in the Past Year - Posted May 16, 2014
A lot can change in a year. In April of 2013, Zynga had 13 percent of the Facebook app market and 232.5 million monthly active users (MAUs). By contrast, King had less than eight percent of the market with 137 million MAUs. Fast forwa... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook in Court | Snapchat Settlement - Posted May 9, 2014
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Federal Wiretap Charges Vs. Facebook, Zynga Dismissed, But Facebook Still Faces Breach-Of-Contract Claims - Posted May 8, 2014
It was a mixed bag for Facebook at the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook CFO David Ebersman Leaving Company; David Wehner To Assume Post June 1 - Posted April 23, 2014
On the day that Facebook is holding its first-quarter earnings call, the social network also announced ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: The Top Developers On Facebook - Posted April 11, 2014
King.com leads the pack when it ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: The Top Developers On Facebook - Posted April 11, 2014
King.com leads the pack when it ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

DataPoint: The Top Facebook Developers in March - Posted April 11, 2014
King leads the pack when it comes to the top Facebook developers. According to AppData, the social gaming company had an average of 93.5 million daily active users (DAUs), giving it over 23 percent of the market in Mar... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook News Feed | Selfies While Driving - Posted April 11, 2014
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Zynga Names New CFO Ahead of Q1 Earnings Call - Posted April 10, 2014
Today, social gaming company Zynga announced the addition of David Lee as chief financial officer and chief accounting officer. He replaces departing CFO and CAO Mark Vranesh, who will work with Lee in the coming month to ensure a smooth transition. Lee's first day with the company is next Monday. "David has... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Names New CFO Ahead of Q1 Earnings Call - Posted April 10, 2014
Today, social gaming company Zynga announced the addition of David Lee as chief financial officer and chief accounting officer. He replaces departing CFO and CAO Mark Vranesh, who will work with Lee in the coming month to ensure a smooth transition. Lee's first day with the company is next Monday. "David has... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Rolling Out Redesign | FarmVille Users Down - Posted April 9, 2014
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FarmVille 2 Lost Nearly 4M DAUs In Past Year - Posted April 8, 2014
Poor Zynga. Once the darling of the social gaming world, the developer has been losing users for some time now, while its competitor, ... [AllFacebook]

FarmVille 2 Lost Nearly 4M DAUs In Past Year - Posted April 8, 2014
Poor Zynga. Once the darling of the social gaming world, the developer has been losing users for some time now, while its competitor, ... [Lost Remote]

Zynga's FarmVille 2 Loses 4 Million DAUs in a Year - Posted April 8, 2014
Poor Zynga. The once-darling of the social gaming world has been losing users for some time now, while its competitor, King, is on the upswing. In March of 2013, Zynga's biggest game was Farmville 2. It had over eight million daily active users (DAUs) at the time, and had 2.73 percent... [SocialTimes.com]

DataPoint: Fake YouTube App Has 53M MAUs ... And Growing - Posted April 2, 2014
When it comes to the top developers on Facebook, there are a handful that are consistently topping AppData's developer leaderboard: King.com, Zynga, ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: What Can NaturalMotion Do For Zynga? - Posted March 31, 2014
Zynga's acquisition of NaturalMotion earlier this y... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: What Can NaturalMotion Do for Zynga? - Posted March 28, 2014
Zynga's acquisition of NaturalMotion earlier this year signals a change in focus for the company. NaturalMotion, the U.K.-based mobile gaming company, is best known for its mobile games "CSR Racing" and "Clumsy Ninja." Zynga has been seeing major loses on the Facebook platform, so the acquisition could help the company in the... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: What Can NaturalMotion Do for Zynga? - Posted March 28, 2014
Zynga's acquisition of NaturalMotion earlier this year signals a change in focus for the company. NaturalMotion, the U.K.-based mobile gaming company, is best known for its mobile games "CSR Racing" and "Clumsy Ninja." Zynga has been seeing major losses on the Facebook platform, so the acquisition could help the company in the... [SocialTimes.com]

DataPoint: On IPO Day, King.com Tops 300M MAUs - Posted March 26, 2014
King.com broke 300 million month active users on Facebook Wednesday, according to AppData. That puts the newly publi... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: Will FunPlus' Family Farm Find FarmVille-Size Success? - Posted March 21, 2014
This week brought news that social gaming company DianDian Interactive, otherwise known as FunPlus, raised $74 million in a series-B round. ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: Is Family Farm the Next Farmville? - Posted March 21, 2014
This week brought news that the social gaming company DianDian Interactive, otherwise known as FunPlus, raised $74 million in a Series B round. It's the largest funding round for a social gaming company in nearly a decade. ... [SocialTimes.com]

DataPoint: Is Social Point The Next Big Game Developer? - Posted March 18, 2014
The social gaming space is dominated by ... [Lost Remote]

DataPoint: Is Social Point The Next Big Game Developer? - Posted March 18, 2014
The social gaming space is dominated by ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: Zynga Focuses On Mobile, Playing Catch-Up With King.com - Posted March 12, 2014
Zynga is ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: Zynga Focuses on Mobile, Playing Catch-Up With King - Posted March 12, 2014
Zynga is introducing some of its most-popular games to iOS and Android in a few select markets before officially launching them at the end of June. The social gaming developer is playing catch up with competitor King, which got into the mobile spac... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Social Gaming is a Broken Business Model - Posted February 6, 2014
Social gaming company Zynga used to be a titan. Lately though, the company has been having problems. Most recently Zynga laid off 15 percent of its staff, while still spending millions to acquire other companies. Social gamin... [AllFacebook]

Why Social Gaming is a Broken Business Model - Posted February 6, 2014
Social gaming company Zynga used to be a titan. Lately though, the company has been having problems. Most recently Zynga laid off 15 percent of its staff, while still spending millions to acquire other companies. Social gamin... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Fires Staffer | Executive Travel Folds | Zynga Lays Off 300 - Posted January 31, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Fires Staffer | Executive Travel Folds | Zynga Lays Off 300 - Posted January 31, 2014
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Will 2010 Privacy Suits Vs. Facebook, Zynga Be Rekindled? - Posted January 21, 2014
Facebook and game developer Zynga may see ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media and Golden Globes | Microsoft Twitter Account Hacking - Posted January 13, 2014
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Zynga Links Up with BitPay for a Bitcoin Payment Test in FarmVille 2, CityVille and Other Web Games - Posted January 6, 2014
(TechCrunch) Gaming giant Zynga has started to accept Bitcoin as a payment option for those buying tokens for virtual goods on the web versions of FarmVille 2, CastleVille, ChefVille, CoasterVille, Hidden Chronic... [Bitcoins Insider]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Testing Bitcoins | Tweet in Advertising - Posted January 6, 2014
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What Was Facebook's Game Of The Year In 2013? (Not Candy Crush Saga) - Posted December 9, 2013
Pretty simply, 2013 was a good year for ... [AllFacebook]

Will IOS Users Get 'Down' With Updated Facebook 'Matchmaking' App? - Posted November 26, 2013
The Facebook matchmaking application previously known as Bang with Friends and ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Starts Trading Thursday | Restricted Google+ Communities - Posted November 6, 2013
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Are You 'Down' With The New Name For Facebook Hookup App Bang With Friends? - Posted October 26, 2013
Facebook hookup application Bang with Friends is officially leaving the "with friends" part of its na... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Graph Search | Twitter Embedded Posts - Posted October 1, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck on 'Moving Fast' | Yahoo Growing - Posted September 12, 2013
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Facebook 'Matchmaking' App Bang with Friends Returns To Apple App Store As Down - Posted August 30, 2013
Are you Down with ... [AllFacebook]

Game On: Facebook Releases Unity SDK - Posted August 28, 2013
Does anyone remember the days when Facebook's gaming ecosystem was dominated by ... [AllFacebook]

Words With Friends, Indeed: Zynga Sues Facebook Matchmaking App Bang With Friends - Posted August 2, 2013
Facebook matchmaking application ... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Gambles On Real-Money Gambling Games On Facebook In U.K. - Posted July 10, 2013
Struggling game developer Zynga is gambling on gambling, launching real-money Facebook gambling games including ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino in the U.K., where ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga CEO Out, Microsoft Exec In | Facebook Second-Quarter Results - Posted July 2, 2013
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Mark Pincus Is Out as Zynga CEO - Posted July 1, 2013
Mark Pincus, the founder and long-time CEO of Zynga, said today that he will accept a demotion to the role of chief product officer, handing over his position as CEO to Don Mattrick, 49. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Former Oregon Gubernatorial Candidate Pleads Guilty To Facebook IPO-Related Fraud - Posted June 25, 2013
Florida-based fund manager and former Oregon gubernatorial candidate Craig Berkman pleaded guilty Tues... [Lost Remote]

Former Oregon Gubernatorial Candidate Pleads Guilty To Facebook IPO-Related Fraud - Posted June 25, 2013
Florida-based fund manager and former Oregon gubernatorial candidate Craig Berkman pleaded guilty Tues... [AllFacebook]

AV Software Pioneer John McAfee Releases Offbeat Video Bashing Company's Latest Products - Posted June 19, 2013
Apparently security pioneer John McAfee has missed the limelight since he returned to the United States after fleeing into Guatamala to avoid being questioned for murder in Belize. Yesterday, he published to YouTube a video that purports to tell viewers how to un-install the anti-viral software made by the company that bears... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Gaming Network's Acquisition Of Mob Science Continues Trend Away From Facebook-Only Social Games - Posted June 17, 2013
Take a close look at Social Gaming Network's story, and you will see how social games are evolving away from a focus on Facebook-only games. SGN is rising... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media in Turkey | TweetDeck Changes - Posted June 6, 2013
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Laid-Off Zynga Employee Tells All on Reddit - Posted June 5, 2013
After being laid off from the gaming company Zynga this week, an ex-employee described the "terrible" business strategy that caused a nearly 20 percent reduction in workforce in a reddit interview, or AMA. As proof of employment... [SocialTimes.com]

OMGPOP Is History As Part Of Zynga Cuts - Posted June 4, 2013
Draw Something developer ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Zynga Lays Off 520 | Newsweek's Poor Stats | Chris Cuomo's Conflict? - Posted June 4, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Zynga Lays Off 520 | Newsweek's Poor Stats | Chris Cuomo's Conflict? - Posted June 4, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Zynga Lays Off 520 | Newsweek's Poor Stats | Chris Cuomo's Conflict? - Posted June 4, 2013
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LAYOFFS: Zynga To Slash 18 Percent Of Workforce - Posted June 3, 2013
The ax has begun to fall at troubled game developer Zynga aga... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Slashes Workforce by Nearly 20 Percent - Posted June 3, 2013
[caption id="attachment_128685" align="alignleft" width="300"] Adam Wasilewski / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Zynga today laid off 18 percent of its workforce, eliminating 520 positions. The company will close its New York and Los Angeles offices. It has already shuttered offices in ... [SocialTimes.com]

What Others Are Predicting About Facebook's 1Q Earnings Call - Posted April 30, 2013
Wednesday, Facebook will announce how well it did financially in the first quarter of this fiscal year... [AllFacebook]

UPDATED: Why Are Developers Planning Away From Facebook? - Posted April 22, 2013
Zynga isn't the only developer trying to be more independent from Facebook. Others are following suit, looking elsewhere to gain popularity. How... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Home | LinkedIn Mentions - Posted April 5, 2013
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Groupon, Zynga and Pandora Are Giants of the Small Screen - Posted March 25, 2013
Groupon, Zynga and Pandora a much bigger portion of their traffic from mobile users than any of the other top 50 digital properties, according to comScore's first ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Sued Again | Apple Buys WiFiSlam - Posted March 25, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga, Facebook Drifting | Verizon Cross-Platform SMS - Posted March 22, 2013
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Zynga Will No Longer Require Login With Facebook - Posted March 21, 2013
Game developer Zynga and Facebook... [AllFacebook]

SEC Nails Florida Finance Manager With Fraud Charges For Not Delivering Pre-IPO Facebook Shares - Posted March 19, 2013
Craig Berkman, a finance manager in Florida and former Or... [Lost Remote]

Can 'Advocacy Gaming' Inspire Social Change? - Posted March 5, 2013
It's all about "gamification" these days, right? Video games don't just entertain us and distract us during down time on the train--they also help brands publicize new campaigns, encourage u... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Gay Marriage Support | Groupon Earnings - Posted February 28, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Facebook Backs Same-Sex Marriage in Supreme Court Filing... [SocialTimes.com]

Sheryl Sandberg, Peter Thiel, Mail.ru Group Involved In Notable Facebook Stock Transactions - Posted February 26, 2013
Facebook shares were involved in some large transactions in recent days, with moves by Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Shutting Baltimore Studio, Consolidating In Texas, NYC - Posted February 25, 2013
The cutbacks continue at struggling game developer ... [AllFacebook]

Brands On Facebook Connect With Fans Through Social Good - Posted February 15, 2013
Brands love to connect with Facebook friends in a variety of ways -- through discounts, conversation, applications, and ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Love Makes Words With Friends Players Do Strange Things - Posted February 14, 2013
What better way to say, "Happy Valentine's Day," to your significant other than to drop a 90-point bomb of a word on them while playing Words with Friends? That was one of the findings of a Valent... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Mobile Strategy: Create Experiences That Can't Be Done On Desktop - Posted February 12, 2013
As Facebook pushes more and more to become a mobile-focused company, it wants to create experiences that simply cannot occur on laptop or desktop computers. Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said ... [AllFacebook]

Infographic: Billion-Dollar Startups - Posted February 11, 2013
Price tags for social media companies have skyrocketed since Facebook debuted in 2004. These startups were valued at a billion dollars or more. This infographic from staff.com compares the company founding dates, estimated value, number of employees, and total capital raised for 13 companies from Facebook through Instagram. Facebook's market value is... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Grammys Go Social | Apple Wristwatch? - Posted February 11, 2013
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Zynga Lost $28.6 Million in Q4, But Beat Market Expectations - Posted February 5, 2013
Zynga reported a quarterly loss of $28.6 in the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to a loss of $435 in the last quarter of 2011. Its annual loss was $209 million, down from $404 million in 2012. The company's revenue fell slightly, driven by a 1... [SocialTimes.com]

Debt Collectors Posing As Bikini-Clad Models On Facebook - Posted January 24, 2013
If you're running behind on your bills and suddenly find a friend request on Facebook from an attracti... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Teens Like Tumblr | Facebook Shares Up - Posted January 10, 2013
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Contestants Could Land a Job at Zynga in New CBS Reality Series - Posted January 9, 2013
CBS has announced a new reality series in which five contestants will compete for their dream jobs at a different company in each episode, including the social gaming company Zynga. Lisa Ling ("The View," "Our America with Lisa Ling") will host the rotating cast of hopeful job seekers and company executives.... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Zynga Harvests FarmVille 2 Facts - Posted January 4, 2013
Game developer Zynga shared some fascinating facts about its FarmVille 2 offering in the infographic below, adding that by the time readers finish this post, about 200,000 crops will have been planted... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Year In Facebook And Social Games - Posted January 3, 2013
2012 was a big year for games on Facebook, as hits such as Angry Birds, SongPop, and Dragon City were played by millions of users all over the world. Rebel Entertainment (makers of Dun... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Year In Facebook And Social Games - Posted January 3, 2013
2012 was a big year for games on Facebook, as hits such as Angry Birds, SongPop, and Dragon City were played by millions of users all over the world. Rebel Entertainment (makers of Dun... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Shuttering Japanese Operations - Posted December 21, 2012
The struggles continue for game developer Zynga, as... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Part Of Amicus Brief Against Patents For Abstract Ideas - Posted December 10, 2012
Facebook and seven other companies filed an amicus brief with the U.S. State Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Friday, contending that ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Pincus Says Zynga and Facebook Are 'Still BFFs' - Posted December 5, 2012
Today Zynga co-founder and CEO Mark Pincus appeared on "CBS This Morning" to reassure co-hosts Charlie Rose and Gayle King that after its struggles with disappointing earnings and an overall shift from desktop to mobile, the gaming company and Facebook are "still BFFs," restoring friendship to Social Media Land and goodwill... [SocialTimes.com]

SongPop Tops Facebook's List Of Top 25 Social Games Of 2012 - Posted December 5, 2012
After capturing the attention of Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Registers FacebookLiveStaging URLs - Posted December 3, 2012
Facebook registered the domains FacebookLiveStaging.c... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr Analytics | U.N. Twitter Typo - Posted November 30, 2012
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Zynga Breaks Away From Facebook - Posted November 29, 2012
The strained tie between Facebook and game developer Zynga has been largely broken. According to documents filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchan... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Black Friday Tech | Pinterest Calendar - Posted November 21, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Mumbai Arrests Over Facebook Post | Amazon Posts - Posted November 20, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Vimeo Paywall | Twitter Hire - Posted November 14, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Vimeo Shows Off New Paywall Vide... [SocialTimes.com]

Zynga Makes Major Executive Changes as CFO Heads to Facebook - Posted November 13, 2012
Zynga has announced a complete overhaul of its senior team. Current CFO Dave Wehner has resigned in order to accept a new position at Facebook. "Dave provided great leadership to our financial team over the past two years, helping guide the company's transition from startup through IPO," said Zynga founder and CEO... [SocialTimes.com]

Zynga CFO David Wehner Joins Facebook - Posted November 13, 2012
Scuffling game developer Zynga announced four executive promotions, along with the departure of Chief Financial Officer David Weh... [AllFacebook]

Anonymous Taking Aim At Facebook, Zynga? - Posted October 29, 2012
As if Facebook game developer Zynga doesn't have enough ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Bulgarian Blogger | Hurricane Sandy | Social Campaiging - Posted October 29, 2012
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Facebook Backs Zynga As Game Developer Shrinks - Posted October 25, 2012
Despite a bleak third-quarter financial report from game developer Zynga, Facebook still believes the company can rebound. After Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg noted that the company's revenue from ... [AllFacebook]

The Future Of Facebook Games Lies In Mobile And Strategy - Posted October 25, 2012
Facebook prides itself on being the social network. One of the main ways the site has facilitated connections is ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Gain | Zynga Bounce | News.me Apps - Posted October 25, 2012
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UPDATED: Salesforce.com Sheds Radian6, Other Employees Following Buddy Media Net Losses - Posted October 24, 2012
The acquisitions of ... [AllFacebook]

'Words With Friends', 'Draw Something' Board Games Aren't Fooling Anyone - Posted October 24, 2012
Virtual games based on classic real-world board games have taken the social media world by storm; bored office workers and easily distracted students everywhere play Draw Something (aka Pictionary-on-the-go) and Words With Friends ... [PRNewser]

Zynga and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Posted October 23, 2012
As Apple commanded the tech world's attention earlier today, Zynga broke some bad news to its employees: Hundreds of them were being laid off, and The Ville was being sent out to pasture, as sister blog Inside Social Games ... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Lays Off 100+ Employees, Closes Boston Studio - Posted October 23, 2012
Zynga's days as the top dog in the Facebook gaming world appear to be fading. As challengers such as Kixeye and King.com emerge, taking up mor... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Sues Former Staffer for Trade Secret Theft - Posted October 15, 2012
Zynga has filed suit against a fo... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Space Jump on YouTube | Reddit Ban | Zynga Lawsuit - Posted October 15, 2012
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More Details Emerge On Communications Between Facebook, SEC Prior To IPO - Posted October 10, 2012
The name Barbara C. Jacobs may not ring a bell for ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Release Third-Quarter Results Oct. 23 - Posted October 9, 2012
Facebook announced that it will present its financial report for the third quarter Oct. 23. Much has changed since Facebook's second-quarter report July 26, when the company reported that it ... [AllFacebook]

Sports Fans On Facebook Can Put Their (Virtual) Money Where Their Mouths Are With Fanhood - Posted October 9, 2012
By their very nature, sports are social, and social applications developer ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Staffing | LinkedIn Ruling | Facebook Offer - Posted October 9, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Down | 1B Facebook Users | @LadyGaga Milestone - Posted October 5, 2012
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Can Facebook Balance Privacy With Profit? - Posted October 3, 2012
Facebook's most valuable property is also the thing it can't afford to sell: personal information. As Chief Operating Officer Sheryl San... [AllFacebook]

Page Like Totals Drop As Facebook Begins Purge Of Fake Accounts, Likes - Posted September 27, 2012
The purge of fake profiles and likes announced by Facebook earli... [AllFacebook]

King.com CMO Addresses The State Of Facebook Games - Posted September 26, 2012
While many people feel that the market for Facebook games has become saturated, one of the lead minds at King.com doesn't see... [AllFacebook]

Forbes 'Richest' List: No More Social Media Moguls? - Posted September 20, 2012
This week Forbes released the 30th anniversary edition of its "Forbes 400: The Richest Peo... [PRNewser]

Lobbying Group The Internet Association Reveals Full Roster, Platform - Posted September 19, 2012
Initially ... [AllFacebook]

Test Users Allow Developers To Vet Facebook Subscription Payments Process - Posted September 6, 2012
Facebook is now allowing developers that are implementing ... [AllFacebook]

ChefVille Joins Top Facebook Apps List This Week - Posted September 5, 2012
ChefVille is the No. 9 free Facebook app this week, according to research from AppData. The Scribd app lets users publish, read and share documents with the... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Social Media Newsfeed: GOP Convention | Facebook Scam | Twitter on TV - Posted August 29, 2012
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Facebook Trying To Balance Zynga With Other Game Developers - Posted August 23, 2012
Facebook's relationship with major game developer Zynga has gotten complicated. The two companies have been tied at the hip for a long time, but... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: No Facebook Deal | AT&T and FaceTime | Zynga Stock - Posted August 20, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter API Changes | Instagram Update | New Ustream App - Posted August 17, 2012
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Would You Play Zynga Poker for Real Money? - Posted August 16, 2012
For gamers who can't get enough online poker, Zynga may be raising the stakes. The Wall Street Journal reports that the social gaming company is investing in lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C. and California to allow gambling for real money online. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Zynga Employees Flare Up on Quora Over Zynga Stock Price - Posted August 13, 2012
After a series of nose-dives and precipitous declines, Zynga's stock is hovering near $3 after opening at $10 in December of 2011. It's a surprisingly weak position (even more surprising for shareholders) and despite rallies throughout the beginning of the year that saw Zynga top $14 for a while, t... [SocialTimes.com]

Is Zynga Ripping Off Other Game Designers? - Posted August 10, 2012
Electronic Arts has filed a lawsuit against Zynga, the popular gaming app maker, alleging that Zynga's new Facebook app The Ville too closely resembles EA's The Sims Social. In the lawsuit, EA asserts that this is not the first time that Zynga has done this. Here is an excerpt: "This is a... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Fined $22.5M | Facebook Ads | Foursquare Nearby Friends - Posted August 10, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Fastest Texter | Zynga COO Quits | Pinterest Drops Invites - Posted August 9, 2012
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Facebook App Subscription Payment Model Now Available To All Developers - Posted August 8, 2012
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Facebook Likes Gambling But Won't Admit That It Has a Problem - Posted August 7, 2012
Everyone's favorite social network lost a little more of its innocence today. Facebook has announced that it will enter the wor... [PRNewser]

Amazon Game Studios Launches "Living Classics" for Facebook: Is It Any Good? - Posted August 7, 2012
The last few months have seen some tectonic shifts in the world of social gaming. Zynga went public, and after a series of rallies and plunges, the stock has ultimately taken a beating and is hovering around $3 after an IPO price of $10. Other social gaming giants like Playdom and... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Drops YouTube | Twitter Languages | Amazon Games - Posted August 7, 2012
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Facebook Addresses Mobile Future At Crunchup - Posted August 6, 2012
As investors question whether or not Facebook can make money off the millions who access the social ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Files 10-Q With SEC, Details Mobile Users, Zynga, Lawsuits, Other Issues - Posted August 1, 2012
Following its second-quarter earnings call... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Fallout | New Digg | Tumblr 'Holmies' - Posted August 1, 2012
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Facebook Could Buy Zynga, But Probably Won't - Posted July 30, 2012
It seems like every week, Facebook acquires a company or is rumored to do so. This time, ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Second-Quarter Report: What Others Are Saying - Posted July 26, 2012
Today is the most anticipated day for Facebook since the company went public May 18. The social network will release its second-quarter financial report ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Call | Zynga Loss | Social Media $ - Posted July 26, 2012
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Zynga Scales Back Outlook, Cites 'Challenging Environment' On Facebook Platform - Posted July 25, 2012
The stock of popular Facebook application developer Zynga has dropped despite growing revenue, which the company reported Wednesday in ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Pre-Earnings Call PR Blitz Shifts Focus Away From Financial Results - Posted July 24, 2012
Leading up to Facebook's first-ever earnings call as a ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Game Bubble Safari Drives Zynga's Partnership With Wildlife Conservation Society - Posted July 17, 2012
Game developer Zynga teamed up with the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Tests Allowing Users To Start Games Instantly, Bypass Permissions Dialog - Posted July 16, 2012
Facebook game developers Zynga, ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Start Tracking Mobile Apps For Targeted Ads - Posted July 6, 2012
Facebook has been under scrutiny since its initial public offering regarding its ability to ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Employees Enjoy Tasty Perks - Posted July 5, 2012
As a group of high school students is currently discovering, it doesn't suck to work at Facebook. USA Today recently ... [AllFacebook]

Can Zynga Create a New Social Gaming Network? - Posted June 27, 2012
Zynga had a big sharedholders meeting last night and one of their largest announcements - other than FarmVille 2 - was the Zynga With Friends social gaming network. The service promises to let users play their Zynga games on any device at any time, and uses profiles and friends lists not... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Ads, Sponsored Stories Show Up On Zynga.com - Posted June 22, 2012
Facebook game developer Zynga launched ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Swapping Out Credits, Adding Subscription Billing - Posted June 19, 2012
Facebook announced Tuesday that the company is doing away with Facebook Credits and transitioning to local currency. The ... [AllFacebook]

Professional Networking Site Identified Hires Zynga's Brian Chu - Posted June 18, 2012
In a move to improve its gaming platform for professional networking, Identified has hired former Zynga lead product manager Brian Chu as vice president of product. During his tenure at the popular gaming company, Chu developed the product strategy for CityVi... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook: The End Of The Beginning - Posted June 13, 2012
Facebook's initial public offering is a milestone in the evolutio... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Releasing Wordpress Plugin | Apple Kills Ping | Sweden Twitter Experiment Out of Control - Posted June 13, 2012
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Zynga Shares Tumble, Traders Say Fewer People Gaming On Facebook - Posted June 12, 2012
Social gaming company Zynga, which opened in December at $10 per share, has seen its stock fall ... [AllFacebook]

Is Facebook's Poor Stock Performance Dragging Other Social Networks Along With It? - Posted May 30, 2012
Facebook's stock was down 9.81 percent as of Tuesday afternoon, sending ripples of disappointment through the investment community as shareholders are trying to figure out what to do now that the world's largest social network has failed to deliver massive returns in its first few weeks on the stock market. Meanwhile,... [SocialTimes.com]

Shareholders Sue Facebook | Disqus Adds New Features | Oracle Acquires Vitrue - Posted May 24, 2012
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Surprise! Mark Zuckerberg Gets Married | Pakistan Blocks Twitter Over Cartoon Contest | Microsoft Launches Academic Social Network - Posted May 21, 2012
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Facebook to Set Final IPO Price | Pinterest Raises $120 Million | States Weigh Social Media Gambling - Posted May 17, 2012
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INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook IPO Vs. Other Tech IPOs - Posted May 10, 2012
Social media agency Banyan Branch compared the upcoming Faceb... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn's iPad App | Facebook Hacker Tells All | Twitter Meets Movie Trailer - Posted April 27, 2012
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LinkedIn's iPad App | Facebook Hacker Tells All | Twitter Meets Movie Trailer - Posted April 27, 2012
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Facebook Continues To Propel Zynga In 1Q - Posted April 26, 2012
Zynga said its games held eight of the top 10 spots on Facebook in terms of daily average users as of M... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Generated 15% of Facebook's Revenue in Q1 - Posted April 24, 2012
As Facebook gets ready to hit the stock market, Zynga's place in its ecosystem appears to have changed since last year. The social network announced that the gaming company's ads and transaction fees made up 15% o... [SocialTimes.com]

Check The Privacyscore Of Facebook Apps - Posted April 23, 2012
PrivacyChoice debuted a Facebook application that allows users to gauge the pri... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Buys Instagram | How OMGPOP Cashed In | Twitter's Strong Ads - Posted April 10, 2012
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Zeen's Pretty Publishing | Etsy Scholarships | Facebook Subpoenas - Posted April 9, 2012
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Zuckerberg in Japan | LivingSocial Takes on Takeout | Draw Something Scam - Posted March 30, 2012
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Will Zynga Buy OMGPOP for $200 Million? - Posted March 20, 2012
Zynga may be acquiring OMGPOP, the creator of the Pictionary-style game "Draw Something." TechCrunch reports that the offer could be in the neighborhood of $200 million, and might provoke a bidding war with Japanese companies GREE and DeNA, who have also expressed interest in buying OMGPOP. "Draw Something" launched on ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tech RoundUp: New iPads Sell Like Crazy, Stringfly Offers Rewards - Posted March 19, 2012
Apple has tons of cash. That's the big takeaway from these stories, which go into detail about the co... [PRNewser]

ContraVille? Konami Signs Up to Make Games for Zynga.com - Posted March 9, 2012
There are no allegiances in gaming anymore. There was a time when developing games for the Nintendo Entertainment System meant that you were strongly pressured not to make games for other consoles. For me, I was on the Nintendo ship until they lost Square and Final Fantasy VII was... [SocialTimes.com]

Zynga Moves Beyond Facebook to Zynga.com - Posted March 2, 2012
Zynga, the casual gaming company that accounted for 12 percent of Facebook's revenue in 2011, is starting its own gaming site at Zynga.com. The first games to make the transition will be "CastleVille," "Words With Friends," "CityVille," "Hidden Chronicles," and "Zynga Poker" in early March. On the new platform, gamers... [SocialTimes.com]

Zynga Barely Beats Earnings Estimates; Not Enough Growth for Investors as Stock Drops - Posted February 15, 2012
Zynga's stock is down over 10% today on yesterday's earnings which revealed that Zynga had booked $306.5 million for their fourth quarter. That's only a few million above estimates of $302.4 million, and apparently that crawling growth wasn't enough for investors to stick around -- Zynga is having a major... [SocialTimes.com]

Electronic Arts Beats Analyst Expectations With Help from Star Wars - Posted February 2, 2012
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) has an illustrious past. A great metaphor, considering EA's own NBA series of games, is someone like Michael Jordan, who after taking some time off from being a champion with the Chicago Bulls, returned back to the game after an absence. But the game had changed.... [SocialTimes.com]

Apes, Zombies, Sparks and Goo -- Zynga Acquires Four Gaming Companies - Posted January 19, 2012
Despite recent stock market woes, Zynga is pushing forward with the acquisition of four social and mobile gaming companies. Reuters ... [SocialTimes.com]

What Happened with Zynga's IPO? CEO Mark Pincus Explains. - Posted January 17, 2012
Where there's a mention of "tech," the word "bubble" is never far behind. The wildly popular gaming company Zynga made its New York Stock Exchange debut at $10 per share, but dropped 5% on the first day of trading and didn't recover, which had many analysts wondering if the company... [SocialTimes.com]

Baldwin Kind of Apologizes, Zynga Wins - Posted December 8, 2011
Alec Baldwin has used his column on The Huffington Post to further explain the little incident that became the big international story -- his expulsion from an ... [PRNewser]

How You Know a Company Is Not Ready for an IPO [CHECKLIST] - Posted December 6, 2011
Zynga's about to go public. Groupon and Angie's List just did. And, until the middle of August, social media and ... [SocialTimes.com]

This Is How You Can Get in on Facebook and Twitter Pre-IPO - Posted December 6, 2011
If you want a piece of Facebook, Twitter or any number of other pre-IPO companies, you need to come ready to play (and pay). To deal directly with these businesses, you need to wield some serious venture capital money. To pick them up in trading venues such as ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Real Reason So Many Web Companies Are Filing for IPOs - Posted December 5, 2011
There are more than 200 companies in the IPO pipeline, many entering at a time when the IPO market was ugly (namely Q3 2011). A lot of money has been spent preparing to go public, even in a market that doesn't favor it. ... [SocialTimes.com]

IPO Market Roundup: 10 Social Media Sector Companies to Watch - Posted December 5, 2011
Groupon, Angie's List, Pandora, Zillow, LinkedIn ... it's been an interesting year for social media IPOs so far. And, there are more on the way. Zynga is set to go public in the next two weeks, and there are plenty of other inte... [SocialTimes.com]

Zynga Adjusts Valuation from $10B to $7B -- Will the Market Buy It? - Posted December 2, 2011
Zynga's regulatory filing this morning shows that Zynga is preparing to offer 100 million shares at between $8.50 and $10. This could possibly net them up to $1 Billion if all goes well, and would price their entire company's full worth at around $7 Billion, which is far lower than... [SocialTimes.com]

December IPO Will Value Zynga as Larger than Electronic Arts - Posted December 1, 2011
According to news from Wednesday morning, the world's gaming stock enthusiasts can stop the guesswork -- Zynga is going to IPO in mid-December. Zynga plans to release 10% of it's oustanding stock to the public at a price between $8 and $10, and it would bring Zynga around $900 million... [SocialTimes.com]

There's Only One Place to Go for Social Media Stock Trading - Posted October 3, 2011
According to Peter Barris, managing general partner of New Enterprise Associates, a venture capital firm, secondary markets for shares in private companies are a "sideshow". At the Dow Jo... [SocialTimes.com]

Five Reasons Zynga Shouldn't Go Public Yet - Posted October 3, 2011
Zynga has a sky-high implied valuation, and it could wind up being worth much more at IPO. There are, quite frankly, billions of reasons for the social gaming company to pursue an IPO. But, is now the right t... [SocialTimes.com]

Iglesias Shows Up in CityVille -- Amazing Move or Pointless Pairing? - Posted October 2, 2011
Next week, Enrique Iglesias fans will be blessed with an Avatar of the popular singer for the Zynga's "CityVille" social game. The game is the company's most popular title with 71 million monthly visitors. On Tuesday, players of the Facebook game will be able to interact with Iglesias character when he... [SocialTimes.com]

Best Buy's Dive Into CityVille: What We Can Learn - Posted September 6, 2011
Zynga, the leading game developer in the social gaming market, has continuously proven itself with successful gaming titles: FarmVille, Texas Hold'em... [SocialTimes.com]

Breaking Into Social Gaming -- A Must-Read Guide To Entering the Facebook Game Space - Posted August 25, 2011
Mike Turner is a managing partner for Bitfold Online Games, an independent social game developer that focuses on original social game IP for Facebook, international social networks, and mobile devices. Read more about Bitfold after the article. The social gaming market is without doubt the new buzz in the world... [SocialTimes.com]

#protip: Superfan Committees Offer Lots Of Insight - Posted August 11, 2011
These days not much I read on industry blogs about social media and online communities makes me stop and think "Wow, that's actually a great idea." Today, that dry spell is over. I was skimming through ... [TVSpy]

#protip: Superfan Committees Offer Lots Of Insight - Posted August 11, 2011
These days not much I read on industry blogs about social media and online communities makes me stop and think "Wow, that's actually a great idea." Today, that dry spell is over. I was skimming through ... [10,000 Words]

Twitter and Others to Block Shareholders from SharesPost and SecondMarket - Posted August 8, 2011
Have you been following the action on SharesPost and SecondMarket? These exchanges for private company stock have attracted a hefty amount of attention, as they've given s... [SocialTimes.com]

BIG MONEY: Social Media and Consumer Web Dominate SecondMarket Action - Posted July 27, 2011
Where is all the money going? Well, it's easy to find out on SecondMarket these days. The New York-based marketplace for private company stock has just released its second-quarter/first-half results. To check out the infographics from the SecondMarket report, take a look at the slideshow immediately below. Then, dig deeper into... [SocialTimes.com]

Will Zynga Finally File for Its IPO Today? - Posted June 30, 2011
Yesterday, the internet was abuzz with speculation about a Zynga initial public offering filing. Alas, it didn't happen, but speculation continues. Hope remai... [SocialTimes.com]

Zynga Launches "Empires and Allies": A New Social Strategy Game - Posted June 1, 2011
The San Francisco based social game maker Zynga Inc, known for "FarmVille", "CityVille" and other hit games on Facebook has introduced a new game called "Empires & Allies". "Empires & Allies" is the first combat strategy game by Zynga, which the company describes as the cross of "CityVille" and the board... [SocialTimes.com]

Are Zynga Partnerships the New Hot Thing? - Posted May 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20741" align="alignleft" width="296" caption="Photo: Reuters"][/caption] Lady Gaga is creating her own town -- "Gagaville" -- through a partnership with Zynga, the ma... [PRNewser]

Gagaville: Zynga Launches Virtual Farm with Lady Gaga - Posted May 11, 2011
Lady Gaga never ceases to amaze her public, which she calls her "little monsters" and in seven days, her latest surprise will be to become a new neighbor to Zynga's Farmville. "Gagaville" will be added as the new playable world, allowing players to listen to new songs from Gaga's album... [SocialTimes.com]

Great Time to be a Geek - Posted April 22, 2011
When was the last time you heard the term "hiring boom" anywhere, in any context? It's been forever, right? Well here come perks like foosball tables, free cappuccino, and onsite dry cleaning again, because we here in the San Francisco Bay Area are at the center of a tech jobs bo... [PRNewser]

Twitter Joins San Francisco's Tech Tax Advisory Council - Posted April 15, 2011
San Francisco is doing everything it can to retain its status as the place to be in tech. The city has set up an ad hoc advisory council, which includes Twitter representatives, in order to evaluate how the city's tax structure impacts big tech companies. The advisory council was set up... [10,000 Words]

Women Have Moved Beyond Soap Operas Anyway - Posted April 14, 2011
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Facebook to make FB Credits Mandatory - Posted January 24, 2011
Facebook confirmed Monday that it will be making it's own virtual currency the mandatory payment method for virtual goods sold on its network. That means any company developing apps f... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Facebook, Amazon Back $250M Social Startup Fund - Posted October 25, 2010
In a bid to boost social media technology, Facebook and Amazon.com, along with other notable social media companies, have lined up behind notable Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Pe... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MySpace VP of Communications Joins Brew Media Relations - Posted September 22, 2010
Tracy Akselrud has left MySpace for a position with Brew Media Relations. As ... [PRNewser]

5 More Mistakes You're (Still) Making On Twitter - Posted July 14, 2010
Time for another rant. My usual disclaimer applies. Your Twitter Background Is Free And Off The Shelf Here's the thing - customised Twitter backgrounds are largely a waste of time. Until Twitter decides to make them interactive and allows us to add links and apps and other customisable options - which could perhaps... [AllTwitter]

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