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Facebook Game Ads Now Allow For Virtual Goods Purchases From The News Feed

Facebook Game Ads Now Allow For Virtual Goods Purchases From The News Feed

By Chris Crum July 10, 2014

Facebook announced an update to its desktop app ads, enabling game developers to sell virtual goods directly from News Feed and right-hand column ads. “A developer with a desktop game on Facebook can now promote the sale of a virtual …

It's Easy To Port Flash Applications To Mobile It's Easy To Port Flash Applications To Mobile

Adobe made some controversial decisions regarding Flash last year. The company ceased development of Flash for Android, and instead made Adobe AIR the de facto development platform for mobile devices. Some developers may have resented that choice, but Adobe is …

Angry Birds Star Wars Released For Facebook Angry Birds Star Wars Released For Facebook

Rovio announced today that its popular Angry Birds Star Wars game has been released as a Facebook app. The new app has been “upgraded” to take advantage of Facebook’s social networking capabilities. The game now features social leaderboards, tournaments, and …

Mafia Wars 2 Shutting Down December 30 Mafia Wars 2 Shutting Down December 30
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It’s common knowledge that Zynga isn’t doing so hot anymore. The company has already laid off over 100 employees in an attempt to cut costs, but now the social games maker is shutting down entire games that aren’t performing to …

Here's What Facebook Game Developers Want Here's What Facebook Game Developers Want
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Facebook gaming, and social gaming in general, is not the revenue behemoth it used to be. Most players are now moving to mobile, and that’s a problem that Facebook has to overcome. The social network recently invited some big names …

The Walking Dead Facebook Game Gets An Update The Walking Dead Facebook Game Gets An Update
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In August, AMC launched a Walking Dead Facebook game in beta. The beta status still applies, but now, a new chapter and some new features have been added. These include fullscreen mode and improved weapons. “Chapter 2 lets fans battle …

Facebook Talks Game Development At GDC Europe Facebook Talks Game Development At GDC Europe
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Facebook is getting more and more involved with the games industry. They have one of the biggest gaming platforms on the Web and they need to enlist new talent if they are to survive. That’s why the social network attends …

Zynga Makes Farmville 2 A Reality Zynga Makes Farmville 2 A Reality

Zynga as launched FarmVille 2, the sequel to one of the titles that helped make the company a household name. “FarmVille 2 is now live!” Zynga said in a status update. “Grow and harvest beautiful crops, raise adorable animals, and …

Facebook Changes Their Games Policy Facebook Changes Their Games Policy

Facebook hasn’t been super busy in the world of development this past week. We can only hope that their hard at work improving the Android app. That being said, the social network does have a few big changes coming your …

Facebook App Center Is Great For Developers Facebook App Center Is Great For Developers

Zynga used to be king of the Facebook game. All of their games performed extremely well and it looked like they were going to remain on top. Things rarely ever stay the same, however, and Zynga learned that lesson the …

Check Out This Walking Dead Facebook Game Check Out This Walking Dead Facebook Game

AMC, by partnering with Eyes Wide Games and RockYou, has released a new Walking Dead social game for Facebook ahead of the show’s third season, which starts in October. Here’s the trailer for the game: The social game lets you …

Zynga Offers Equity Grants To Employees Zynga Offers Equity Grants To Employees
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Things are not looking good for Zynga. Their stocks crashed, COO John Schappert left and they’re being investigated for insider trading. After all this, employees would obviously want out. The company is going to keep them the only way they …

Facebook Offers Subscriptions In Apps Facebook Offers Subscriptions In Apps

Sometime ago, Facebook announced that they would be playing around with the idea of in-app subscriptions. It’s an easy way to receive continued sales from players who would rather pay a set amount per month instead of shilling a few …

Amazon Is Now Making Facebook Games Amazon Is Now Making Facebook Games

Amazon has been doing a lot lately to position themselves as one of the major players in the gaming market. The retailer seems to have a hand in everything these days from traditional sales to free-to-play digital games. They never …

New Facebook Study Reveals Why So Many Logon New Facebook Study Reveals Why So Many Logon
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Published this month in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, a new Facebook study suggests personality type determines how much time you spend on the social networking site and how often you visit. At the root of the study, …

Ruby Blast: Next Zynga Game For Facebook Ruby Blast: Next Zynga Game For Facebook

Despite a sluggish stock, Zynga is still toiling away on new games hoping to catch their next big break. They pushed Zynga Slots to mobile last week which will probably do really well. Their next Facebook game, however, is a …

Facebook Games Are Still Doing Alright Facebook Games Are Still Doing Alright

There’s been a lot of doom and gloom lately about Facebook games. Zynga’s stocks plummeted after a report saw that players were moving from Facebook to mobile. Facebook is having none of it, however, as they highlight a success story …