Created by Mark Pincus in 2007 (with founding team supporters Eric Schiermeyer, Michael Luxton, Justin Waldron, Kyle Stewart, Scott Dale, Andrew Trader and Steve Schoettler), Zynga provides social game services and develops social games for the Internet and for social networking sites, including Facebook, Google+, and Tencent. Zynga’s games also work on mobile phone platforms like Apple iOS and Android.

Zynga’s first game, Texas Hold’Em Poker was released on Facebook in July 2007. The company’s best-known game, FarmVille, launched on Facebook in June 2009.