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Facebook's aggressive approach to solving its mobile problem

The social network knows that if it can't get its mobile act together, revenue may well take a hit. So it's busting out the wallet to scoop up talent and technologies.

By May 18, 2012

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Offerpal revises terms amid continued scandal

Under fire for running misleading ads on social networks, the offers-and-surveys broker now says publishers can choose how "conservative" they want to be with ads.

By November 19, 2009

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Offerpal Media mess gets stickier

The company is involved in at least two suits with upcoming developments. In one, it sues a competitor. In another, a plaintiff alleges he was ousted as a co-founder.

By November 5, 2009

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After onstage spat, Offerpal replaces CEO

Departing CEO Anu Shukla says the offers-and-surveys company has been hunting for a new chief exec for "many months," but the timing is a little suspect considering recent media scrutiny of its business model.

By November 4, 2009

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Has Facebook lost control of the Platform?

A report has it that the top app makers on the social network have been selling and sharing user data? That may mean some of them have grown too powerful even for Facebook to rein in.

By October 18, 2010

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Facebook, Zynga: We get along! Pinky swear!

Amid rumors that their negotiations were going further and further downhill, the social network and the game manufacturer have put out a press release to announce that they've promised to work together for five whole years.

By May 18, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1220: There's no place like 127.0.0.1 (podcast)

On today's show, we discuss the coming of the IPv4 black market, throwing more nanodots at the solid-state storage market, and we've got two tech industry shockers: First, Sirius posted a profit, and second: AT&T did a nice thing for a listener. Plus, file-sharers are either the content industry's biggest customers or way worse than bank robbers. You decide.

By May 4, 2010

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Why Zynga ticks off the games industry

The young company has scored big with Farmville and other Facebook hits. Gaming pros, though, see lots they don't like, and they're not afraid to say so.

By April 12, 2010

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Social gamers accept marketing for virtual currency

A ComScore-Offerpal Media survey shows that social gamers are willing to be marketed to in order to get free virtual currency. Avoiding scams will be key to making this trend last.

By March 13, 2010

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Zynga: No, we're not charging for FarmVille

A rumor posted to a blog suggests that the FarmVille social gaming craze may be switching from free to paid. Not true, its parent company says.

By February 22, 2010