Chris Morrison


Photos and Horoscopes on This Week’s List of Fastest-Gaining Facebook Apps by DAU

This week’s AppData list of fastest-growing Facebook apps by daily active users is a fairly typical mix of games and utilities that nevertheless has a few interesting points to it. […]

Zynga Sets Up RewardVille for Dedicated Players

For several weeks, the small community of domainer blogs (written for people who invest in domain names) have been following a small mystery: Zynga appeared to have bought a site […]

Badoo Makes Dating Sexy Again on This Week’s AppData List of Fastest-Growing Facebook Apps by MAU

Three apps pulled in huge numbers of new users on this week’s AppData list of fastest-growing Facebook apps by monthly active users: CityVille, Badoo and Marketplace. Growth was also significant […]

Farming Games Break Through on This Week’s List of Fastest-Growing Facebook Games by MAU

While many developers consider the farming genre to be yesterday’s news on Facebook, they may have to reevaluate when faced with the growth of FarmVille 中文版, the Zynga port of […]

Neonga and Mad Otter Plan a More Ambitious MMO for Facebook

Most large developers already on Facebook have passed on the idea of making a massively multiplayer game for the platform. But a growing number of smaller outfits and new entrants […]

GodsWar, Pet Fighting, Poker and More on This Week’s List of Emerging Facebook Games

There may be a message for small developers in this week’s list of emerging Facebook games, defined as those growing fastest but still under a million monthly active users. Among […]

Chinese and Russian Both Appear on This Week’s List of Emerging Facebook Apps

This week’s AppData list of emerging Facebook apps, defined as those still under a million monthly active users but growing fast, includes an unusually wide variety of apps, a trend […]

Viximo Signs New Partners, Predicts Strong Growth Off Facebook

Cross-platform game distributor Viximo got off to a late start in its business of publishing social games to platforms other than Facebook, only starting in fall last year. But the […]

CityVille Edges Past 100 Million MAU — Over Half Are International Users

Zynga’s CityVille has broken another record, moving past 100 million monthly active users in Facebook’s latest stats update. The game now stands at 100,064,578 MAU, with 18,591,715 daily active users. […]

Large Developers, International Apps Own This Week’s List of Fastest-Growing Facebook Games by DAU

A group of five top Facebook developers hold over half of the spots on this week’s AppData list of fastest-growing Facebook games by daily active users, including most of the […]