| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:36 PM
James Marsden talks about his "30 Rock" role as the latest love interest for Tina Fey's onscreen persona....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Alec Baldwin is back on Twitter. Alec Baldwin had suspended his Twitter account last month after his showdown with American Airlines over a game of Words With Friends....
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Zynga.com is the social gaming company's latest effort to build its own platform for social games on the Web....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Zynga, the maker of online games FarmVille and Words With Friends, said it will seek to raise $400 million in a secondary public stock offering and rejigger when employees can sell their shares, moves designed to help prevent a sudden drop in the price of...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Zynga acquires the New York developer of Draw Something, the No. 1 app at Apple's App Store....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:33 PM
DirecTV and Tribune reach peace, Yahoo lays off 2,000, Sony is planning to plan for a turnaround, and more....
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:16 PM
If you haven't heard of Cityville, you've heard of Mafia Wars. And if that doesn't ring a bell, how about Farmville?
At its 'Unleashed' event today, the maker of all three of these popular social games Zynga unveiled several new games and teased its...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Somewhere out there, a guy named Leon is also known as Big Tiny. I learned this after randomly accepting a Words With Friends game invite. I assumed I was playing a WGN viewer until my opponent messaged, "Leon, is that you?" I guess the person expected an...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:12 PM
More came out Wednesday about an incident where NBC star Alec Baldwin was kicked off an American Airlines flight for refusing to turn his cell phone off.
It all started with a tweet from Alec Baldwin on Tuesday afternoon. “Flight Attendant on...
| Dec 14, 2011
It's a beautiful thing to walk through life in love with words. (Not so beautiful when Words With Friends is the object of your affection, as Alec Baldwin will attest.)
Ejection from American Airlines flights and ensuing Twitter battles notwithstanding,...
| Jul 8, 2012
Like a lot of Americans, Amalie Drury has grown very attached to her smartphone.
The 33-year-old Chicago writer checks the device multiple times a day for Facebook updates and email messages. She brings it into the bathroom when she brushes her teeth....
| Jan 25, 2012
As we pored over the transcripts of the newly declassified John F. Kennedy recordings—45 of the 248 hours of taped conversations during his White House years—our thoughts turned immediately to social media.
Most of us aren't tweeting about...