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Zynga To Kill Off OMGPOP.com On September 30

Zynga To Kill Off OMGPOP.com On September 30

By Zach Walton August 5, 2013

OMGPOP is the poster child of the one-hit wonder in mobile gaming. After finding a hit with Draw Something, Zynga bought the developer and tried to strike gold twice. It didn’t work out and the social games giant killed off …

Zynga Shutting Down CityVille 2, Others To Cut Costs Zynga Shutting Down CityVille 2, Others To Cut Costs

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Zynga released its Q4 and year end earnings yesterday, and the results weren’t exactly peachy. The company was able to increase it’s year-over-year revenue, but everything else was relatively flat. Zynga has to start cutting costs somewhere to turn a …

SongPop Is The Number One Facebook Game In 2012 SongPop Is The Number One Facebook Game In 2012

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Facebook is at the Le Web technology conference in Paris this week. At the event, the social network announced the top 25 social games of the year. The number one game might not surprise you, but the placement of other …

Zynga Games Coming To Internet Bundles Next Year Zynga Games Coming To Internet Bundles Next Year

The almighty cable and Internet bundle is a large source of revenue for many telecoms. Some people, however, feel that the bundle doesn’t deliver on the value that it promises. That may change next year as numerous telecoms will begin …

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 …

Facebook, Zynga No Longer Close Pals Facebook, Zynga No Longer Close Pals

Zynga may be in the gutter these days, but it used to not always be like that. The company used to be on top of the world thanks to its close relationship with Facebook. The social network benefited from this …

Zynga Shuffles Around Its Executive Team Zynga Shuffles Around Its Executive Team

Zynga has been bleeding talent and executives over the past few months as the company struggles to stay relevant in a changing social games environment. It doesn’t look it’s stopping anytime soon either as Zynga has announced the departure of …

Zynga And Jamie Oliver Team Up In ChefVille Zynga And Jamie Oliver Team Up In ChefVille

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Jamie Oliver is a world-renowned chef and host of the now canceled Food Revolution, but he’s also head of a good cause – the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation. It’s purpose is to teach children the benefits of eating healthy foods. …

CityVille 2 Launches On Facebook Today CityVille 2 Launches On Facebook Today

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It’s old news by now, but Zynga is still in a fair bit of trouble. The company downsized its workforce by 150 employees last month and closed a studio.The move undoubtedly raised some concerns about the future of the company, …

Zynga Announces Its Third Quarter Results Zynga Announces Its Third Quarter Results
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Zynga is a mess. The company’s share price has plummeted into unknown depths and now trades at around $2.13. Can Zynga pick itself back up and become profitable again? Let’s take a look at its third quarter results and see …

Zynga Lays Off Over 100 Employees
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Apple took over the Internet news cycle today with the announcement of the iPad Mini. The news would obviously drown out anything else, including mass layoffs at one of the largest social game developers in the world. Nobody would be …

Words With Friends Creators Leave Zynga
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Zynga did not have a good morning. The company’s share price fell almost 20 percent in after hours trading last night, and is currently trading at $2.37. It seems like the day couldn’t get any worse, but it just did. …

Zynga Share Price Falls Almost 20 Percent Zynga Share Price Falls Almost 20 Percent

Zynga has not had the best of luck recently. It’s pretty bad when the best product you have available is a board game based on Words with Friends from the folks who make Scrabble. Not to mention the company has …

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 …

Zynga COO Stripped Of His Power After Stocks Fell Zynga COO Stripped Of His Power After Stocks Fell
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To say that Zynga is between a rock and a hard place right now would be a bit of an understatement. The company is more like between a wall of cacti and an iron maiden. Either way, they’re going to …

Zynga Insiders Cashed Out Before The Company Crashed Zynga Insiders Cashed Out Before The Company Crashed
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This week has not been good for Zynga. After posting decent results for Q2, the company’s shares took a dive into previously unknown depths. The shares dropped to trading around $3 each and haven’t really recovered since. To add insult …

Zynga's Shares Plummet By 41 Percent Zynga's Shares Plummet By 41 Percent

Social game giant Zynga announced their Q2 results yesterday and things were looking pretty good. We could finally put their recent stock stumbles behind us and look forward to a new era of profitability. Unfortunately, that was not the case …