Yahoo's latest import: online games from Zynga

May 26, 2010

(AP) -- Yahoo is turning to another one of the Internet's hottest startups to enliven its website.

Hoping to end a three-year financial funk, Yahoo plans to entertain its users with some of the most popular online games, including "Farmville," "Mafia Wars" and "Fishville." They're all made by Zynga, a rising online star that has been distributing its games primarily on Facebook.

The Zynga games should be available on Yahoo in the next few months, the companies said Wednesday.

Although Yahoo boasts one of the Internet's largest audiences, people increasingly are spending more of their time on social and communications services such as , and Zynga. is responding by importing content from all three of those sites.

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not rated yet Jun 12, 2010
Hi guys...

Youngsters tend to get cut off from the real world and become engrossed in virtual gaming websites. Eventually they tend to lose interest in their daily normal activities, start losing interest in curricular, and co-curricular activities and studies appear secondary to them, and winning these games becomes of primary importance....

Online games are that much interesting to play...

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