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Is Social Gaming the Future?

November 9, 2009

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Electronic Arts, the publishers behind the behemoth Madden franchise and the second largest gaming company in the world announced today that it’s acquiring Playfish for $275 million in cash plus $25 million in equity. Who is Playfish? They’re the largest maker of social games. Their products for Facebook, MySpace and the iPhone are among the […]

Universal Login: The New Gold Rush

November 4, 2009

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Today brought two big announcements in the world of social media that may very well go unheralded until the near future. First was Amazon’s announcement that it was partnering with Twitter to allow members of its Amazon Associates service to send out tweets of Amazon products complete with ad copy. Amazon gets increased exposure for […]