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Zynga Takes on Social Gaming
Zynga's Farmville lets you plant and harvest crops, or buy zebra unicorns and play match maker to polka dot livestock. Your farm, your way.
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Zynga Takes on Social Gaming


@msquinn Now that I'm not a) London time-shifted & b) full time VC, I have much less time for Twitter. Maybe EU VCs are the key to user growth? :)

@msquinn RT @kevingibbon: Ramping up partnership discussions at @shyp. Looking to go deep with couple brands. Contact for details @varun https://t.c

@mmurph Speed in IT key to competitiveness "you need to leverage IT to help innovate and evolve your company or it will die"

@kpcb 5 tips for building a strong corporate board: @JulietdeB1 #Leadership

@aileenlee RT @brandee: And enter @ginab droppin' some knowledge on building communities online in the wake of the Reddit chaos

@johndoerr Inside story: How @aileenlee of @CowboyVC invented #unicorns. Proud to be/have been her partner. @kpcb

@kpcb Congrats to @MAckermannPhD and the #Oculeve team on joining @Allergan to advance #dryeye treatment:

@kpcb Take a master class in design with summer reading picks from @johnmaeda and other design leaders in @Wired_Design:

@kpcb We have @aileenlee to thank for bringing "unicorn" to the Silicon Valley vernacular:

@aileenlee impt, awesome smart @ginab insights/advice re communities: As Reddit Burns, Hard-Earned Lessons on Community

@kpcb Understanding how users interact w your product allows you to build customer empathy into company culture. @fullstory

@aileenlee RT @JackiZehner: Really? Former Disney Chief Michael Eisner: A Woman Who Is Funny and Beautiful Is "Impossible to Find"

@aileenlee PIOs, totally @StartupLJackson !

@kpcb RT @businessinsider: The thrilling life of a Kleiner Perkins fellow: sailboat parties and power players

@msquinn We're all global economists now.

@JShoee Great ending to a terrific game! #FIFAWomensWorldCup #TeamUSA

@algore Congratulations to the @ussoccer_wnt! What a great game! #USWNT

@aileenlee thanks @mattocko. you and @DCVC are awesome, love working w/ you guys.

@aileenlee thank you @shervin. you are the freakin rock star!! :)

@msquinn RT @fmanjoo: Aileen Lee is rarely credited for coining "unicorn." Me @nytimes

@aileenlee thanks much @fmanjoo @nytimes for the mention! cc: @CowboyVC

@JShoee RT @nytimesworld: Mixed messages in Greek crisis leave the people in a bind #greececrisis

@kpcb Advent of artisanal manufacturing reveals that customers want to be connected w/ where they’re directing their $.

@kpcb A manager is a coach that exists to enable their teams. - @aroetter @TwitterEng #KP12to200

@algore Congrats to @solarimpulse for reaching Hawaii on the first solar powered round the world flight!

@aileenlee RT @EdGrapeNutZimm: intriguing discussion #VentureCrushSF last week w/ @aileenlee @hunterwalk @julesmaltz & @Moorski & @Beezer232 led to…ht…

@mmurph RT @AppStore: You can now see what your favorite musicians Shazam. Very cool!

@msquinn When your dad discovers blogs in 2015 and is the last person in the planet to want more email.

@kpcb "Advanced analytics is where the heavy lifting occurs in the Big Data equation." #BigData #Analytics

@kpcb When Do You Add Managers To An Organization? #Management

@aileenlee RT @joelle_emerson: Inclusion "brings us closer to fulfilling the promise of technology." Must read.

@kpcb Have you read Mary Meeker's 2015 #InternetTrends report yet? Take a look:

@kpcb RT @Shazam: Now Shazaming–your favorite artists. Follow music’s biggest names in #Shazam & see what they’re finding:

@kpcb If iOS or Android becomes the best part of our car, where does that leave the auto manufacturer? #ConnectedVehicles

@msquinn I like @GlowHQ a lot but I think it's the one service where I don't care to follow my friends.

@kpcb Is there a risk of loss of brand control for “love brands” on social media? @americangiant

@msquinn "Sexts, Hugs & Rock n Roll" - great 'Almost Famous' type story on celebrity in the era of Vine, Instagram and YouTube

@msquinn RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant!

@johnmaeda People who can focus, get things done. People who can prioritize, get the right things done.

@johnmaeda RT @poptech: A healthier future doesn’t start w how to pay for it. It relies on communities sharing a similar view v…