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Seniors flocking to social networks: Are they playing games?

Seniors flocking to social networks: Are they playing games?

The image of social networks as a place just for teens and college kids continues to fall away thanks to a new study from the Pew Internet and Am...
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NPD: 20% of Americans play games on social networks

NPD: 20% of Americans play games on social networks

Are you an American? Are you in a room with a lot of people? OK, look at the person to your left. Now look at the person to your right. Now look ...
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Is Bebo planning a social gaming comeback?

Is Bebo planning a social gaming comeback?

Do you know that bittersweet feeling you get when you realize an ex-romantic partner looks like they could finally be getting their life together...
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Five things we want to see in the Google Games network

Five things we want to see in the Google Games network

The past few weeks have seen a distinct ramp up in rumors surrounding a new Google social network in the works -- with social gaming being a b...
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OMGPOP fending off buyout offers for its 3 million users

OMGPOP fending off buyout offers for its 3 million users

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that flash-based social gaming site OMGPOP has quietly crossed the 3 million user threshold in the last month...
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Are social gamers messing up Facebook's user stats?

Are social gamers messing up Facebook's user stats?

Much has been made in the press in the last few days about Facebook's imminent crossing of the 500 million user threshold. This seriously huge nu...
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Quote of the Moment: Breaking an appointment

Quote of the Moment: Breaking an appointment

"There are a number of reasons why I prefer Foursquare. One is that the Farmville compulsion loop is based on an 'appointment gaming' mechanism. ...
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Quote of the Moment: Controlling your spending

Quote of the Moment: Controlling your spending

"There is a misconception that the social gamer goes online to engage in a 'free' game, and then becomes 'tricked' or 'lured' by the developers i...
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Microsoft Kinect: What does it mean for social games?

Microsoft Kinect: What does it mean for social games?

The more traditional video games world has been growing progressively more social in recent years. The Nintendo Wii has turned gaming from a so...
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Happy 30th Anniversary Pac-Man -- a social game of another kind

Happy 30th Anniversary Pac-Man -- a social game of another kind

These days, words like 'social gaming' get thrown around like it's an amazing new trend. The reality is that people have been gaming socially f...
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Report: Social gaming spam

Report: Social gaming spam "more effective" than e-mail spam

OK, social gamers, listen up. We know it's tempting, when going for that 500th friend on Mafia Wars, to just accept whatever random friend reques...
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New survey challenges conventional wisdom on social gamers

New survey challenges conventional wisdom on social gamers

We've heard it over and over -- the social gaming revolution is attracting a new type of gamer. They're older. They're more female. They're less...
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MyTown social gaming app blows past Foursquare, Gowalla

MyTown social gaming app blows past Foursquare, Gowalla

My Town, a relatively new social gaming app for iPhone, encourages users to check into real-world locations to level up, unlock achievements and ...
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Get Virtual Cash in Social Games Just By Filling Out Surveys

Get Virtual Cash in Social Games Just By Filling Out Surveys

Like you, you're probably bombarded by survey calls just before 9pm. While you might ignore them usually, what if you were able to earn virtual c...
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