Miserable stock price and managerial exodus be damned, Zynga’s still got its celebrity fans. The AP reports that many of them–Edward Norton, Jonah Hill, Snoop Dogg, and Eva Longoria included–have signed up for a star-studded Words with Friends Tournament. They will be competing for a $500,000 donation to the charity of their choice.
Gather round kids, and set down your game of Tiny Wings for just a minute, because we have some mind-blowing news to tell you. A survey commissioned by Popcap Games and released today reveals that people are addicted to mobile gaming. Yes, that’s right, the Angry Birds Flu has officially infected a majority of the U.S. Read More
IP Uh Oh
Yesterday, the world took note of a revolution brewed in the skies—or ten feet from an airport gate—when Glengarry Glen Ross actor Alec Baldwin stood up for an entire populace of belligerent, gadget-tethered humans and revolted against the oppressive goosestepping of flight attendants who want you to turn your iPad off when airplanes taxi out of runways. He did it by refusing to stop playing Zynga’s ‘Scrabble’-copycat, Words With Friends.
WORDS WITH ALEC
AM New York’s Twitter feed just published what they say is a totally real statement from the company on actor Alec Baldwin’s recent dust-up with American Airlines, wherein, Mr. Baldwin was kicked off of a flight for playing Words With Friends. It looks like this: