Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2010’

Valet Hustle mixes iPod gameplay with social message

A new puzzle game that appeared on the App Store this week could indicate whether iPhone- and iPod touch users will mind a little advocacy along with their gaming. The game, Valet Hustle, is an addictive puzzler with anime-style visuals

Conan Joins Twitter, Beats Leno In Hours

With just one tweet, the appearance of Conan O’Brien on the microblogging site entices hundreds of thousands of people to follow him.

The Facebook games that millions love (and hate)

(CNN) — Early each morning, millions of farmers around the world rise to toil in their fields. By night, gangs of mobsters scheme and legions of poker players shuffle up and deal. Sure, none of it’s real. But the overwhelming

Washington Times: Winter Olympics: U.S. Hockey Downs Canada

Monday, February 22, 2010 – Excerpted from the article by Karla Bruning The sky is falling. The U.S. men have beaten Canada at their own game—for now. And after all the hype and hoopla surrounding these Olympics games, Canada may

International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Features FanTrust in Emmy Almanac Winner’s Edition

New York/Vancouver – February 23, 2010  –  Each year, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences publishes its Emmy Almanac Winners’ Edition, showcasing the Academy’s activities and serving as a “Who’s Who” of media and entertainment. As an authority

“Fan”ning the Flames – FanTrust: Your Mission Control for Olympic Fan Action

The FanTrust office is just a short walk along the water to the Olympic Torch. I’ve been making a regular pilgrimage to the flames, generally checking out the scene and hearing what the fans have to say about the Games,

Social games are big, but who's spending money?

We all know by now that games built on top of social networks’ platforms are a big deal, but the results of a study commissioned by games manufacturer PopCap give some idea of just what the numbers are like. The

One Million Facebook Fans for IOC – FanTrust: Your Mission Control for Olympic Fan Action

As the official International Olympic Committee Facebook page hits the one million mark this week, FanTrust is following up our Twitter Olympics blog with a focus on Facebook fans. Comedy Central star Stephen Colbert took his fandom to a new

Spotlight on Olympic Fans – FanTrust Tracks Digital Fan Action for International Media

Vancouver – February 10, 2010 – While the world gears up to watch the Winter Olympics, and the international media descends on Vancouver, fans around the globe are showing their support for the Games with unprecedented social media activity, tweeting,

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