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 as a multiplatform social game developer, while Facebook-focused Zynga has been declining rapidly. SGN is even hiring the talent that was laid off by Zynga.
Earlier this month, hundreds of social media leaders gathered together at the AllFacebook Marketing Conference in San Francisco to take a closer look at Facebook’s recent innovations, as well as to share best practices and tactics to better navigate the ever-changing social network.
Facebook’s Open Graph is a popular stop on the itinerary of travel reviews site TripAdvisor, which said engagement on its site is 27 percent higher from users of the social network, adding that one out of three new reviews are posted by users signing in with login with Facebook.
This week, Applifier is hiring an ad operations specialist, while Ten Square Games needs an international partnership manager. SponsorPay is seeking a Midwest sales director, and Brightroll is on the hunt for an associate manager of publisher development. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity Panel Features Facebook’s Mark D’Arcy, Andrew Bosworth
Facebook Head of Global Creative Solutions Mark D’Arcy and Director of Engineering Andrew Bosworth will join Droga5 Founder and Chairman David Droga and moderator Pattie Sellers of Fortune on a panel at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, “Cannes Seminar: Creativity at Scale.”
This Sunday is Father’s Day, and several celebrities turned to Facebook to post family photos and their thoughts on the day, including Nick Cannon, Fergie, Karlie Kloss, Cody Simpson, Jason Mraz, Tony Hawk, Colbie Caillat, Jenni Farley (JWOWW), and Nicole Polizzi (Snooki).
RoomSync, a Facebook application that helps college students find roommates, is now available at more than 50 schools across the U.S., up from four when it launched nearly six years ago, and the company said more than 100,000 students have used the app to choose their roommates.
Can the same law firm unsuccessfully bid to lead a class-action suit against a company, and then file a related derivative lawsuit against the same company? Facebook says no, requesting in a filing with Delaware’s Court of Chancery that the derivative suit filed by Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd be thrown out due to a conflict of interest, but its argument may stand on shaky ground.