Weds in the News
I got to do the “news snapshot” of the day at work, so I thought I’d share the stuff I stumbled across in the last 15 minutes of RSS feed stalking….
Playfish raises $17 million for social games
Game folks vs web folks
An in-depth review of the Club Penguin birthday bash in New York
Tween girl property Miss O is getting a game (plus, if you look at the page, they have an ad for a celebrity sports showdown game from EA)
http://www.missoandfriends.com/ and http://www.easports.com/celebrity
Is surfing the web altering your brain?
Meebo Community IM to Launch on Flixster; Looks Just Like Face Chat
The Look is Tawdry, but the Possibilities are Virtually Endless (Little Big Planet)
XBox Live gets a makeover to appeal to the masses
Growing number of teens/tweens aiming to be hackers
Fact of the day (from Youth Market Alerts – which is brilliant research btw)
Finding a way to make gas less expensive is the top priority kids aged 8-12 want the new President to focus on (70%), followed by protecting the U.S. from terrorism (62%), stopping the Iraq war (61%), better schools (60%), and the need for free healthcare (50%), according to Just Kid Inc.
- The latest The Izzy Neis Daily! paper.li/izzyneis?editi… Thanks to @chicagoredstars @clubpenguin @rollinbishop #fintech #ai 3 hours ago
- RT @gamespot: We have 80,000 PS4 closed beta keys for @MarvelHeroes Omega to #giveaway! (North America only) Enter here: https://t.co/e9CC… 1 day ago
- RT @TheCLAlliance: 'The real issue is not social media but learning.' What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block #SocialMedia https:/… 1 day ago
- RT @modsquad: For folks in community and customer service, hearing this makes any day better: You made my day! #MakeTodayBetterIn4Words [AR… 2 days ago
- <3 | Her “Midnight Ride”: I’m Pissed I Never Learned About 16-Year-Old American Hero Sybil Ludington via @womenysk womenyoushouldknow.net/her-midnight-r… 2 days ago