One Billion and Counting

eMarketer reports that global social gaming will surpass one billion in revenue in 2011. From the article:

” Revenues from virtual goods made up the majority of social gaming revenues in the past, and they will continue to bring in the biggest share of dollars through 2012. Ad spending will grow more quickly; in 2011, marketers will spend $192 million to advertise on social games, nearly a 60% increase over 2010. “

Additional analysis from:

TechCrunch

Financial Times 

PaidContent.org

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