How RockYou and Slide Missed The Social Gaming Wild West

While Zynga and Playdom slowly became ubiquitous house hold names, their lesser known competitors slowly fell from grace in the world of social gaming. As the world sets its gaze upon a burgeoning industry, let's take a look back at what made RockYou! and Slide miss the boat


While Zynga and Playdom slowly became ubiquitous house hold names, their lesser known competitors slowly fell from grace in the world of social gaming. As the world sets its gaze upon a burgeoning industry, let’s take a look back at how RockYou! and Slide missed the boat. More after the jump.

RockYou! was around well before Facebook opened its API in 2007. The app developer quickly gained traction in what seemed to be the wild west of apps, starting with photo-sharing apps.

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