Should Zynga Remove Fighting Pit Bulls From Mafia Wars?

PETA, the animal rights group, posted a blog post criticizing Zynga’s Mafia Wars for promoting cruelty to animals with its latest ‘animals’ update. The animals update allows players to bring animals along with them on their missions and can use them to attack other animals and people. It’s certainly something that happens in a lot of games, but just because it’s common doesn’t necessarily mean it’s right. What do you think about this? Let us know in the comments and read more after the jump.
Read the rest of this entry on Social Times »

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Blogging: Analytics, SEO, and Content

Blogging: Analytics, SEO, and ContentWork with the former marketing director at Conde Nast Digital to improve your search rankings, integrate social, and increase traffic to your blog! Starting November 5, Jim Hopkinson will teach you how to analyze KPIs, monetize your blog through ads, sponsorships, and affiliates, and leverage your blog toward a larger platform such as publishing, speaking, or consulting. Register now!