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GamePoints Gaining Users

Offerpal Media’s “GamePoints” gains over a half million users in less than a month. Articles and analysis by:

BizReport ” The most popular ways to earn virtual currency through the hub are watching videos, completing surveys or earning shopping rewards.”

VentureBeat ” The Game Points can be exchanged for in-game currency in more than 1,500 online games and apps. You can earn game points shopping at big-brand retailers such as Macy’s Overstock, Gap, Buy.com, Snapfish, McAfee, Eastern Mountain Sports, CostPlus, and hundreds more.”

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Offerpal Media unveils “GamePoints” Virtual Currency

VentureBeat reports that Offerpal Media is launching a new virtual currency called GamePoints for social games that seems to be challenging Facebook Credits. Additional analysis from:

PR Newswire (press release)

PYMNTS.com

Gamezebo

FastCompany

WebProNews

Finextra

Everything PR

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Offerpal Media rolls out Display Ad Network

Offerpal Media launches a new display ad network for social network monetization, targeting game developers and social publishers. Article by PR Newswire

” For game developers and social publishers, the addition of display advertising to Offerpal’s current offers platform and alternative payment solutions enables them to monetize 100% of their traffic.”

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Interview with Offerpal Media CEO George Garrick

Social Media Insider interviews Offerpal CEO, George Garrick

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Earn Virtual Currency via OfferPal Tasks

OfferPal Media introduces a new method of earning virtual currency by teaming up with Amazon Mechanical Turk to create OfferPal Tasks. Articles and analysis from:

MediaPost ” Instead of earning virtual cash by completing sponsored offers like filling out an online survey or signing up for a trial service, Offerpal is now giving users the option of doing certain tasks through a partnership with Amazon Mechanical Turk.”

VentureBeat ” Within Amazon Mechanical Turk, the new service will let users select from thousands of “human intelligence tasks” whenever it’s convenient.”

BizJournals.com ” The user browses through the Amazon Mechanical Turk marketplace and selects a task based on the type of work, how long it is estimated to take and how much it pays. Payment is made after the user completes the work and it is approved by the requester.”

Games.com

PR NewsWire – Press Release

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The Race to Monetize on Facebook

Numerous companies ranging from Kwedit to Visa are racing to offer consumers the best virtual currency solution for playing social games and buying virtual goods on Facebook. Articles and analysis by:

BusinessWeek

CBC News

Blogging Stocks

TechCrunch analyzes Kwedit for social games

Geek With Laptop breaks down Kwedit

VentureBeat – Even more Kwedit analysis

PR NewsWire (Kwedit Press Release)

GamesBeat discusses new reports by Inside Network concerning social games and digital goods on social networks including Facebook. From the article:

” The report details how social game developers organize their teams and publish on a frequent update schedule, with numerous iterations aimed at getting more users to play and share the games. It also describes the mechanics and designs of social games and what makes them unique, as well as monetization trends.”

ReadWriteWeb discusses Facebook’s progression into a massive advertising platform

Mashable discusses three potential massive revenue streams for Facebook

Reuters discusses Facebook achieving “Technological Lock – In” status.

UPDATE: 03/02/2010 ReadWriteWeb discusses report about estimates of Facebook earning 1 Billion in 2010.

UPDATE: 03/06/2010 Silicon Republic has an article where Colm Long from Facebook says that virtual currency monetization on Facebook can eventually eclipse revenue from ads on the the network.

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Marvelous Team Up: Offerpal Media meets Digital Chocolate

Offerpal Media will provide virtual currency monetization services to Digital Chocolate as they roll out their MMA Pro Fighter game on Facebook.

Press Release by PR NewsWire

” Digital Chocolate will use Offerpal to enable MMA Pro Fighter players to earn the game’s virtual currency, Pro Points, by taking part in demographically and behaviorally targeted consumer advertising offers, including free trials, big-brand discounts, shopping rewards, online surveys and more.”

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