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Study of Candy Crush players finds virtual currency buyers don’t go for upsells

 The upsell we all fall for at fast food joints and places like Costco doesn’t seem to work on purchasers of in-game currencies, according to a study conducted on millions of Candy Crush players. Turns out the decision to buy fictional bars of gold isn’t quite rational, economically speaking. Who would have thought? Read More

Study of Candy Crush players finds virtual currency buyers don’t go for upsells

Skillz is the biggest e-sports company gamers have never heard of

 The very mention of e-sports tends to conjure up titles like Bethesda’s Quake, the arena shooter, or Valve’s Dota 2 and Riot’s League of Legends, both arena battle games, which are played by professionals for piles of cash with prize pools in the millions of dollars. But a San Francisco startup called Skillz paid out 21% of last year’s e-sports prizes worldwide, and is… Read More

Skillz is the biggest e-sports company gamers have never heard of

Pay celebs to text or video message you with TipTalk

 It has never been worth it for celebrities to respond to their endless digital fan mail — until now. TipTalk lets them set a price for a private text, photo or video response. The idea is that in their downtime, they could forge deeper relationships with their audience while earning enough to warrant at least a few seconds of their attention. Considering how the public comment reels… Read More

Pay celebs to text or video message you with TipTalk

Imgur Gets Its Sheryl, Hires COO So Founder Can Nerd Out On Product

 Imgur is Internet dude paradise. The underhyped image sharing and commenting community has 150 million active users and saw 900 billion page views in 2015. Thanks to silly GIFs, science experiments, cute cats, and crazy inside jokes, Imgur has become the #1 web destination for millenial men according to comScore. Now it’s time to turn the adoration of that army of guys into a real… Read More

Imgur Gets Its Sheryl, Hires COO So Founder Can Nerd Out On Product

Cizoo Drops The Beat So That You Can Send Music Messages To Your Friends

 Meet Cizoo, a new iOS app that is all about making it easier to create music. Learning to play an instrument can be hard, but anyone can sing and rap. Cizoo lets you record tidbits of songs on top of a looping music background. Read More

Cizoo Drops The Beat So That You Can Send Music Messages To Your Friends