One year ago, Zynga was the top Facebook developer. Now, the title has been scooped up by King.
Facebook changes algorithm again to stop link-baiting, spammy posts. Drivers in LA take selfies during traffic jam. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Zynga announced the appointment of David Lee as chief financial officer and chief accounting officer today. Lee comes from Best Buy, and replaces Mark Vranesh.
Twitter rolling out more photo-centric redesign. FarmVille loses 4 million daily active users over one year. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
FarmVille 2, Zynga’s biggest game, has lost nearly four million daily active users (DAUs) in the past year. Meanwhile, Candy Crush has gained 35 million DAUs.
Zynga, which acquired the mobile gaming company NaturalMotion earlier this year, could learn a lot from them.
FunPlus, developer of the “Family Farm” games, might have a Farmville-size hit in their hands.
While Zynga plays catch-up with King on mobile, it still lags behind its competitor on Facebook.
Social gaming has become an addiction-based business model, which could ultimately undermine the success of the entire industry.
Yahoo suffers hacking attack, resets user passwords. Facebook to unveil Paper app on Feb. 3. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.