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Zynga reports $1.14bn of revenues for 2011

Social games giant Zynga has announced its first financial results since going public, reporting revenues of $311m for the fourth quarter of 2011, and $1.14bn for the year as a whole. The company posted a whopping loss of...
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Zynga reports $1.14bn of revenues for 2011

Social games giant Zynga has announced its first financial results since going public, reporting revenues of $311m for the fourth quarter of 2011, and $1.14bn for the year as a whole.
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Zynga shares fall on first day, but company still worth $9bn

Friday was the first day of trading in public shares of social games publisher Zynga, following its long-awaited IPO.
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Michael Buble gets pre-Christmas promotion on Zynga’s CityVille

He's currently topping the charts with his Christmas album, but now Michael Buble is hoping to take the social gaming world by storm.
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Internet giants team up to protest against SOPA legislation

The US Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is facing opposition from a group of large internet companies.
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Zynga puts Enrique Iglesias in CityVille

Fans will be able to interact with Iglesias' avatar in the social city-building game, get rewards that showcase his lifestyle and hobbies, and gain early access to a preview of his new video 'I Like How It Feels.'
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The Sims Social overtakes FarmVille to become second biggest Facebook game

Zynga has long been the biggest social games publisher on Facebook by far, but Electronic Arts is gunning for its top titles. A few weeks ago, The Sims Social went live - the first Facebook game based on EA's popular people-sim....
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Spotify bags former Zynga exec for biz dev role

Spotify has hired a former Zynga and Google exec for a new business development role based in the US. Teymour Farman-Farmaian was formerly general manager of strategic partnerships at social games giant Zynga, and before...
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How Zynga makes much of its money from big-spending ‘whales’

Remember that music industry theory about '1,000 True Fans', which involves artists identifying the fans who'll spend lots of money on their music, gigs, merchandise and so on? Well, the social games industry has its own...
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Music Ally Report : Traffic Stopper

- Traffic Stopper - Zynga goes public on social gaming growth - Make do and recommend - Market Profile: Italy - Comment from Martin Macmillan: Stems sell
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Zynga’s IPO means former Myspace boss will have the last laugh

Social games publisher Zynga has filed the S-1 document for its IPO, which has seen journalists poring over the stats behind its rapid growth. Zynga has 148 million monthly unique players of its Facebook games, and posted...
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Zynga to launch GagaVille promotion in FarmVille social game

The rumours were correct: Lady Gaga is becoming the first big music artist to run a promotion within Zynga's social games. On 17 May, a new farm called GagaVille will open up within the FarmVille game on Facebook