Tag Archive: facebook

Apptastic: HootSuite

Social media can be a lot of fun, but it can really chew up your productivity. The HootSuite app lets you manage your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and FourSquare accounts all in one place. Read more… Continue reading

Zynga stock plummets after Facebook IPO

The trading debut of Facebook didn’t exactly burst out of the gate like many people expected. But while the company was getting pounded in mid-day trading Monday,  shares of “tracking” stocks — companies… Continue reading

Facebook’s anemic IPO takes heavy toll on Zynga

Shares of the social media site’s close ally Zynga briefly hit an all time low Friday and closed down precipitously. Editor at large Chris Morris looks at why investors fled – and what might… Continue reading

Zynga stock plunges as Facebook shares begin trading

Not everyone is celebrating the launch of Facebook on Wall Street. Shares of the social media site’s close ally Zynga nosedived when Facebook shares began trading Friday morning. The company saw its stock… Continue reading

The Dark Side of Facebook

I never expected to have to go to the police because of Facebook. I’m an avid user, checking in multiple times per day, but like most people, I thought of it as a… Continue reading

The Most Important Friendship: Facebook and Zynga

Facebook likes Zynga – a lot. While the social game maker endured some close scrutiny during its IPO because of its reliance on Facebook, the relationship is actually more of a codependent one —… Continue reading

As IPO looms, Facebook confronts its game addiction

Five months after Zynga was center stage on Wall Street, Facebook is readying for its own IPO. And the parallels between the two companies are startling. At the time (and since it began… Continue reading

Who Are the Under-the-Radar Facebook Investors?

It’s no secret that Mark Zuckerberg will become an even richer man when Facebook shares begin trading. And you don’t have to look too hard to see his top lieutenants will do quite… Continue reading

America’s Radio News Network – May 10

Every Thursday, I join Chris Salcedo and Lori Lundin on the mid-day edition of America’s Radio News Network to discuss trends and news in the technology and video game space. (Dana Mills sat in… Continue reading

King.com’s hard-fought battle for Facebook games’ second place

Now in its ninth year, King.com has rapidly become a social gaming powerhouse after pushing its games to Facebook. Amidst rumors of acquisitions and an IPO, Gamasutra speaks with the Bubble Witch house.… Continue reading