What happened to Zynga?
Zynga closed some of its offices and laid off employees.
And Facebook and Zynga ripped up their special relationship, leaving Zynga as just one of many games makers on the social network’s platform.
There were some bright spots.
Zynga made progress on getting into real-money gaming—that is, gambling..
Was Zynga hacked?
Exclusive — Hacker Steals Over 218 Million Zynga ‘Words with Friends’ Gamers Data. A Pakistani hacker who previously made headlines earlier this year for selling almost a billion user records stolen from nearly 45 popular online services has now claimed to have hacked the popular mobile social game company Zynga Inc.
Why did Zynga shut down CityVille?
COO David Ko blamed some of CityVille 2’s failure on a lack of lead time to properly test the game. Zynga had earlier announced a cost-savings plan that saw the shutdown of 11 titles. This year, the company will be releasing fewer games and spacing their releases further apart, Ko said.
Is Zynga owned by Facebook?
We knew that Zynga had to share virtual goods revenue and spend advertising on Facebook, but this goes beyond a tax. This is control. Facebook decides what games Zynga can launch, and when, and how successful these games will be.