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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    06/4/2013 - 1:50 am | View Link
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    06/3/2013 - 11:04 pm | View Link
  • Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Doubles Down With Draw Something
    Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) fell victim to a torrent of criticism when they ponied up $200 million for OMGPOP, the makers of DrawSomething ... the game but they were also spending money on in-app purchases. Zynga wasn’t wrong in this understanding but ...
    04/15/2013 - 1:26 pm | View Link
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    12/31/2012 - 4:18 am | View Link
  • Zynga shares hit new low after EA boss criticism
    Zynga, which makes popular Facebook games including "Mafia Wars" and "FarmVille," paid $180 million in March to buy OMGPop, maker of the popular mobile game "Draw Something ... Bookings reflect in-game purchases of virtual goods in the quarter they ...
    05/8/2012 - 9:53 pm | View Link
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