Tag Archives: Facebook Credits
- Facebook ditches Credits; Zynga Slots hits iPhone charts; IGT slot goes social
June 22, 2012
This week’s announcement by social network Facebook that it is phasing out its Facebook Credits virtual currency is getting lots of ‘likes’ from analysts. The long-term vision for Credits becoming a universal online currency didn’t really pan out, as it was primarily used by game developers who nonetheless implemented their...
- Zynga files patent application for virtual game currency
October 27, 2010
Zynga, makers of the number one Facebook app (Farmville) and six of the top 10 apps, has filed a patent application for a virtual game currency. The application stresses that the currency exchange is a one-way street, i.e. real money goes into the system, but cannot be withdrawn. In other...
- Zynga opts for exclusive use of Facebook Credits, but not for poker
September 9, 2010
Mark Pincus, CEO of game developers Zynga, is the subject of a seriously unflattering portrait in San Francisco’s SF Weekly, in which ex-employees quote him as saying “I don’t want fucking innovation… Just copy what [Zynga’s competitors] do and do it until you get their numbers.” In less controversial news,...
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