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The Big Game, Zuckerberg and Overplaying your Hand

In the words of Warren Buffet, “Look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.”

Facebook has been overplaying hands for a long time and there is a chance they might now get felted.

Stop Facebook, Save the World!

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Zynga Gunning Up (And Lawyering Up) For War Against Facebook With Zynga Live

…Facebook is trying to get Zynga to agree to a long term deal where Zynga remains primarily on the Facebook platform. ..If Zynga does pull away from Facebook, I’d imagine they’d still let users log in via Facebook’s open graph as well as third party solutions from Twitter and perhaps MySpace. But Zynga would remain in control of their own platform

Zynga and Facebook. It’s Complicated

… The game company can keep growing as long as it stays in Facebook’s good graces

…More than 120 million people play Zynga’s online games. Employee headcount has almost quadrupled in the past year, to 775. Revenue for the three-year-old company should surpass $450 million in 2010, according to two people who have been briefed on its financials.

From http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/10_18/b4176047938855.htm