Who developed Zynga?

Mark Pincus
Zynga was founded in April 2007 by Mark Pincus, Eric Schiermeyer, Justin Waldron, Michael Luxton, Steve Schoettler, and Andrew Trader under the name Presidio Media. The company name changed to Zynga in July 2007. Zynga was named after Pincus’ American bulldog “Zinga”, and uses an image of a bulldog as its logo.

Who is Zynga owned by?

Take-Two Interactive
Take-Two Interactive, the game publisher behind Grand Theft Auto and 2K Sports, has agreed to acquire Zynga for a mix of cash and stock in a deal worth $12.7 billion, the two companies announced Monday. The number represents the highest ever acquisition deal between gaming companies.

Who developed Words With Friends?

Zynga with Friends
Words with Friends/Developers

Zynga now controls more than 10 games in that space, due, in large part, to the acquisition of more than half a dozen companies over 2010. The most high-profile of those purchased was Newtoy, Inc., the developer responsible for Words With Friends.

Who is the CEO of Zynga?

Frank D. Gibeau (Mar 7, 2016–)Zynga / CEO

Who owns Words With Friends 2?

Today, Zynga is launching the first proper sequel to the game, Words With Friends 2, as a brand-new and free app on the App Store, and it’ll carry over all of your friends, running games, and settings from the first app.

How does Zynga make money on Words With Friends?

But how does Zynga make money, exactly? Two ways: From the sale of so-called virtual goods, which are used as currency within Zynga’s online games and are items that help the player in the game, and. From advertising, both in and around its games.

Is Zynga a good company?

Is Zynga a good company to work for? Zynga has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5, based on over 1,120 reviews left anonymously by employees. 92% of employees would recommend working at Zynga to a friend and 82% have a positive outlook for the business.