Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Games on Facebook must take credits - The Boston Globe

Meanwhile, in the non-virtual world, Apple plans mobile payment system

Although game developers won’t have to use Facebook Credits as their only in-game currency, those who do will get special incentives, such as early access to new product features and more desirable targeting for ads, the company said.

Facebook gets a 30 percent cut when developers use credits to sell virtual goods and other items. Although Facebook relies mostly on advertisements to make money, the payment system lets Facebook broaden its revenue sources.

Games on Facebook must take credits - The Boston Globe

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