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Millions of Users Desert Facebook for Other Social Networking Sites

Will Facebook join the likes of Orkut, Hi5, MySpace and Friendster? The Guardian reports that in the last couple of years, millions of users have abandoned their Facebook profiles and have moved on to newer social networking sites. This number

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Facebook claims that just because EA is running, gaming isn’t dead on the social network

The winds of change at Electronic Arts have seen layoffs wrack the video game publisher, with studio members pink slipped from places like Visceral Games Montreal and its Los Angeles offices, all the way up to the departure of long

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Over 100 developers made over $1m on Facebook last year

Facebook revealed some impressive figures at GDC yesterday, telling attendees that game developers generated $2.8 billion through the site in 2012, with more than 100 of them bringing in more that $1 million. “Anywhere in the games business we are

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Facebook finds balance with social games after Zynga breakup

Facebook has moved on now that it’s no longer married to a long-term relationship with Zynga and is now seeing a wider variety of successful social games, including a new number one “Crush.”(…) They hardly even referred to Zynga, except

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Facebook turns to other game developers, highlights Avengers Alliance

Shortly after loosening its ties to Zynga, the social network puts a spotlight on Playdom and lets the game developer talk about how easy it was to develop on Facebook. (…) The social network said shared stories that linked to

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Facebook Has Decreased Page Reach

Since the end of August there has been a precipitous drop in reach across pages of all sizes, there have been first hand reports of Facebook telling agencies who manage large numbers of pages for clients that they were going

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Facebook revenue up 32% year-on-year

Social network Facebook has shown better than expected growth in revenue in the third quarter – the company saw a rise in revenue of $308 million on last year with a total $1.26 billion for the three months ending September

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Facebook hits 1 billion MAU

The Facebook community is over 1 billion strong. Company founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed the news this morning, saying the number represents people who are actively using the social network each month. In a post to his own Facebook

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Facebook working on better monetizing mobile users

The industry has been waiting for Facebook’s version of AdSense for years now, and now, as a public company looking to increase revenue, we may be getting closer to seeing this come to fruition. (…) Now, reports are coming out

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Facebook fights to keep gamers

Tom Byron used to spend a couple of hours each day playing games on Facebook, attending to his virtual diners in “Restaurant City” and waging war against the Raven in “Empires & Allies.” “I’d check into these games every chance I

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