The day time soap opera is dying. Perhaps the most clear and recent evidence of its demise is the impending cancellation of long-running soaps All My Children and One Life To Live, shows that have been on the air for more than 40 years. Who’s responsible? Is it Farmville?
There was a time when Brian Reynolds was best known for his work on epic computer strategy games like Civilization II, Rise of Nations and Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri. But nowadays he’s the poster child for the casualfication of gaming.
Facebook’s long struggle with privacy concerns and breaches hit another major bump today with the Wall Street Journal reporting that many of the social-networking site’s most popular apps transmit personal information to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies.