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  1. Zynga goes mobile with new FarmVille 2 appRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... 2011, Zynga had a highly valued initial public offering (around $7 billion) and snatched up OMGPOP (maker of "Draw Something") in 2012. However, by the last quarter of 2013, its daily active users had shrunk by two-thirds from the previous year, and ...

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  2. FarmVille Is Back - and This Time, It's PortableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TIME.com

    ... - particularly to Zynga, FarmVille's creator. The company boomed, went public, paid a lot of money to buy Draw Something developer OMGPOP , saw its stock crater, went through multiple rounds of layoffs and brought in former Xbox chief Don Mattrick ...

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  3. Why King Digital's IPO Was a DudRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | The Motley Fool

    ... ( ) , another free-to-play game company, has suffered a similar fate, with games like Words with Friends and Draw Something well past their respective peaks. Google Trends offers a way to measure the popularity of these games over time, and although ...

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  4. Draw Something Designer Debuts Sneeky, An Anonymous Social App Which Focuses On PhotosRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | TechCrunch

    ... your contacts, presumably without them guessing the sender's identity. The newly launched app was created by "Draw Something" designer Garett Peek, along with David Alson, and Philip Golbraikh, who had the initial idea. The team cites a growing ...

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  5. Pointless-Quiz with Friends review: Name of BBC game show is fitting for the iOS versionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Macworld

    ... the single-player. But it's still not great. As in Words with Friends and other asynchronous games such as Draw Something , you play one move at a time, after which you wait for your opponent to take their turn. But a single go in Draw Something is ...

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  6. When multinationals go pop, Irish gaming start-ups emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... don't depend on long-term engagement. "When we were leaving Popcap, the most popular games were ones such as 'Draw Something' where people took turns," said Long. "But while they did really well around the world, they had a huge drop-off after two ...

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  7. MacRumors: Apple to Introduce Full-Screen Video iAds to Apps This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | NewsFactor

    ... arguably more interruptive. Some free-to-play apps already feature full-screen third-party video ads. Zynga's Draw Something on iPad, for example, requires users to watch a video ad before allowing them to move on to the next level, a task that ...

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  8. Pop quiz, Android hotshots: QuizUp launches to make you feel smartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | VentureBeat

    ... 1 billion quiz matches. Given QuizUp's fast growth, which feels reminiscent of other hot apps like Instagram, Draw Something, and WhatsApp, it's not a big surprise to see an Android app so soon. Indeed, Instagram's Android app was likely one of the ...

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  9. QuizUp, The Addicting IPhone Trivia Game, Finally Comes To AndroidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Fast Company

    ... or a friend, answering questions in rapid succession to score points. In a way, QuizUp does for trivia what Draw Something did for Pictionary . And it is very good at connecting people with common interests, since you have the option to chat with an ...

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  10. Apple reportedly approves full-screen video ads on iPhones and iPadsRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Inquirer

    ... its advertising revenues. While Apple allows some full-screen video ads on free iPad games such as Uno and Draw Something , users usually have to click on an advertiser's banner to view an annoying video ad. However, that could be about to change, ...

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  11. Apple to Introduce Full-Screen Video iAds to Apps This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | MacRumors

    ... arguably more interruptive. Some free-to-play apps already feature full-screen third-party video ads. Zynga's Draw Something on iPad, for example, requires users to watch a video ad before allowing them to move on to the next level, a task that ...

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  12. Zynga Cuts Staff, Buys Clumsy Ninja MakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2014 | IPod Observer

    Zynga, the company that owns iPhone games like Words With Friends and Draw Something, is laying off 15 percent of its staff while at the same time buying NaturalMotion, the company behing Clumsy Ninja.

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  13. Zynga Needs A Cash Cow - Buys A PeacockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... week. Of course, Zynga was foolish to buy OMGPOP, a vendor with a flash-in-the-pan fad app. But at least "Draw Something" was a real moneymaker at the peak of its popularity. NaturalMotion has betrayed no ability to seduce players to actually pay ...

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  14. Zynga Needs A Cash Cow - It Bought A PeacockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... strategy. Of course, Zynga was foolish to buy OMGPOP, a vendor with a flash-in-the-pan fad app. But at least "Draw Something" was a real moneymaker at the peak of its popularity. NaturalMotion has betrayed no ability to seduce players to actually ...

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  15. Apps to Delete in 2014Read the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... Zynga to purchase OmgPop for $180 million dollars. But that was two years ago. Today, your obsession with Draw Something has been replaced by your obsession with Candy Crush . Or Dots . Or Quiz Up . Odds are you haven't opened Draw Something in at ...

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  16. The 12 Apps You Should Delete From Your Phone in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... Zynga to purchase OmgPop for $180 million dollars. But that was two years ago. Today, your obsession with Draw Something has been replaced by your obsession with Candy Crush . Or Dots . Or Quiz Up . Odds are you haven't opened Draw Something in at ...

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  17. Candy Crush Is Most Downloaded iPhone App in 2013Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2013 | Hispanic Business

    ... coming in at No. 9 on the free app download chart. . *Hot apps from 2012 left the top 10 in 2013. The game Draw Something and original Temple Runwere on last year's top 10. The "Flashlight" app, Twitter , Pinterest and Skype didn't make this year's ...

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  18. How an Icelander's 'Viking journey' helped create a trivia sensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2013 | Fortune

    ... was ripe with opportunity? This time around, Fridriksson looked at popular games like Words with Friends and Draw Something, two hit titles that didn't reinvent the wheel. Both massively successful games modified an existing analog game (Scrabble ...

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  19. Tech Now: Tech toys for every age groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2013 | USA Today

    ... first-hand playtime with this one in our own smart toy episode. Like the smartphone app of the same name, the Draw Something Party game challenges players to draw whatever the game tells them to. It's a bit like Pictionary but much easier to play, ...

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  20. Tech Now: Tech toys for every age groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2013 | USA Today

    ... first-hand playtime with this one in our own smart toy episode. Like the smartphone app of the same name, the Draw Something Party game challenges players to draw whatever the game tells them to. It's a bit like Pictionary but much easier to play, ...

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