FarmVille is not the end-all and be-all of Facebook gaming. Zynga may no longer be tied at the hip to Facebook, but that hasn't put much a damper on the popularity of games on the social network. Interestingly enough, gaming is in a bit of a boom-time mode right now.
Despite my anecdotal evidence showing a massive decline in farm- and mafia-related activities on Facebook, gaming revenue is better than ever for the company. Nowadays, the face of Facebook gaming includes apps like Candy Crush Saga, Texas HoldEm Poker, and (yes) FarmVille 2.
The amount of money that Facebook … Read more