Facebook Gainers: How the Heck Does Bubble Safari Ocean Score 23…

I often pick on Zynga's social games; that's what comes of being the biggest fish clumsily flopping through the pond. I poke at the company's financial troubles, bemoaning game closings. I've been known to revel mildly when their more popular games lose players to the underdogs (every other Facebook game developer).… » 1/08/13 9:55am 1/08/13 9:55am

17 Vatican Virtual Farmers and Other Entertaining FarmVille 2 Stats

They might have lost Kirk Hamilton and Stephen Totilo, but every day eight million other people still hop online to water their virtual crops in Zynga's social farming sequel, FarmVille 2. According to the first FarmVille 2 Almanac infographic, 17 of those players are playing from the Vatican. I suspect something more… » 1/04/13 2:55pm 1/04/13 2:55pm

This Week's Facebook Losers and Winners: Zynga Only Dominates One of…

For the past couple of months I've been taking time every Monday morning to report on the top ten Facebook games by daily active users. That list has barely budged in four week. Here's a better pair of lists — the top fan gainers and losers of the week, featuring a chart that's almost entirely Zynga! » 11/12/12 8:55am 11/12/12 8:55am

What Facebook is Playing This Week: Less Bubble Safari, That's for Sure

Last week Zynga's Bubble Safari was in fourth place in the app leaderboards with 4.9 million daily active users. This week it's in the eighth place with only 3.6 million. Has the world finally realized that monkeys are giant jerks? » 10/22/12 8:55am 10/22/12 8:55am