Universal Studios’ Fast & Furious 6 opens in theaters Friday, and content related to the feature film also makes its debut on Cie Games’ social automotive title, Car Town, as part of a partnership between the game developer and Universal Partnerships & Licensing.
There are movies, and there are Facebook games, and there are even Facebook games based on movies. And now, thanks to Cardiff, U.K.-based filmmaker Mr Dog Films, there may be a feature horror film distributed via a Facebook game.
Facebook users who like the pages for television shows are 75 percent more likely to watch those shows, according to a recent study by media giant Viacom and its Viacom International Media Networks division.
The box art for Capcom’s upcoming game offering, Resident Evil Revelations, features one of the main characters, Jill Valentine, fearfully looking through a porthole. Now, by using new Facebook application Face on Board, the game’s Facebook fans can swap places with Valentine.
Facebook users hoping to keep their accounts flea-free will be heartened by the news that flea- and tick-control product Frontline Plus launched a cross-platform advertising campaign on King.com Facebook game Pet Rescue Saga, with social and mobile game advertising platform MediaBrix providing the technology behind the campaign.
Facebook announced Tuesday that the application modules it introduced for Timeline in March have now been rolled out to all users, encouraging app developers in a post on its developer blog to incorporate these sections into their apps
In Russian Roulette, players have a one-in-six chance of losing their lives. In Social Roulette, users have a one-in-six chance of losing their Facebook accounts. That is, until Facebook took away the gun. TechCrunch reported Monday that Facebook 86′ed the data connection to Social Roulette, an application where users play and there’s a one-in-six shot that their Facebook profile will be deleted. Four hours after its Saturday launch, Facebook cut off data to the application, stating a violation of platform policies.
Nokia introduced the first model of its new family of Asha smartphones, the Nokia Asha 501, and the handset maker teamed up with Facebook and mobile carrier Airtel to announced that the latter’s customers in Africa and India would receive data-free access to the Facebook application and m.facebook.com for a limited time.
Cie Games’ social automotive title, Car Town, is revving up for the May 24 theatrical release of Universal Studios’ Fast & Furious 6 by teaming up with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to integrate elements of the film into the game.
Facebook will announce Wednesday afternoon how well it did financially in the first quarter of this fiscal year. The company has been aggressive about rolling out ad products, and it deepened its relationship with firms such as Datalogix to give advertisers better purchasing data. Let’s take a look at what others think ahead of Wednesday’s earnings call.