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  • 6waves Lolapps’ CTO Rue and Chief Product Officer Sethi Step Down

    6waves Lolapps’ CTO Rue and Chief Product Officer Sethi Step Down

    Just a few days after social gaming company 6waves Lolapps said it was laying off most of its development staff to focus on publishing, its chief product officer Arjun Sethi and chief technology officer Brian Rue have stepped down. 6waves Lolapps was born last July out of a merger between a Facebook game developer Lolapps and a publisher 6waves. The publisher had been instrumental to the… Read More

  • 6waves Lolapps Buys Mobile Games Developer Escalation Studios

    6waves Lolapps Buys Mobile Games Developer Escalation Studios

    Social gaming company 6waves Lolapps (6L) this morning announced its acquisition of Dallas-based Escalation Studios, a mobile games development firm. Three months ago, 6L already moved to buy Beijing-based social gaming company Smartron5, but apparently they felt there was still some mobile gaming expertise missing. Read More

  • Social Gaming Startup Lolapps Merges With Publisher 6Waves

    Social Gaming Startup Lolapps Merges With Publisher 6Waves

    Social gaming companies Lolapps and 6waves have agreed to merge operations to create a larger network of social gaming applications on Facebook and the web. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Together, Lolapps and Hong Kong-based 6waves attract 35 million monthly active users around the world. In particular, 6waves bring international reach to Lolapps, and the combined company… Read More

  • LOLApps Back On Facebook After UID Issues

    This weekend Facebook shut down some applications that were found by the WSJ to have been sharing Facebook User IDs to independent ad networks and internet tracking services such as¬†RapLeaf. According to the Journal, these UID transferal issues where the reason Facebook took down apps run by the social gaming company LOLApps including its popular flagship “Critter Island” on Friday. Read More

  • Social Gaming Execs Discuss Growth, Monetization, And The Future Of Facebook Games

    Today at the Inside Social Apps conference in San Francisco, a panel of top social gaming executives met to discuss the future of gaming on Facebook. The conversation touched on quite a few issues, including the evolution of social gaming mechanics, monetization, and whether or not the industry would be able to continue its incredible growth over the next few years. One bold prediction… Read More