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Zynga’s Exclusivity Deal With Facebook Is Done, But Its SVP Says Friends Aren’t Everything

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http://techcrunch.com – You’re a poker shark. Your friends aren’t. If you play with them you’ll just crush them and it won’t be any fun. That’s why Zynga’s SVP of mobile Travis Boatman seems unphased by the end of the game giant’s exclusivity deals with Facebook. Today at the Mobile-Loco Conference in San Francisco he said “There’s a lot of people who play games and want to connect socially who don’t want to use Facebook.” Boatman characterized Facebook as a critical stepping stone in Zynga’s early days, but with time it needed the social network (IT news)