Facebook Credits, the popular digital currency used within social gaming on the Facebook Platform, can now be purchased in-person at retailers in the UK, a move that has much broader implications.
During a panel at the Techcrunch Disrupt conference this morning, which sounded like a solid pitch for Zynga, CEO Mark Pincus announced that they company had a whopping 33 million players yesterday. With 1200 employees and over 200 million monthly players, the company has become one of the most dominant forces in Silicon Valley. Despite the controversy surrounding the company’s business tactics, the company has revenue estimates
To see the ongoing conversation about aggressive online advertising is both reassuring as well as disconcerting. The reason that it’s disconcerting is that Mike Arrington has just begun to breach a much greater issue by randomly attacking one (or a couple) companies in this space. If this attack was done just for page views then writing about the issues are almost as bad as the people performing the act.