OMGPOP

? "OMG! A big Zynga group hug to OMGPOP, talented creators of Draw Something," tweeted social games titan Zynga Wednesday. Apparently, in this universe, a "big Zynga group hug" translates to $180 million, the price that All Things D claims Zynga paid to acquire the makers of the most popular mobile Facebook app.

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