Addicted to Facebook Games? [Infographic]

You just know it—you’re addicted to at least one Facebook game. One out of four Facebook users plays games. Today, 250 million people play games through Facebook, up 11 percent from 2012. A mind boggling 927,000,000 or so total hours are spent each month on Facebook games. The introduction of several new games has birthed a new kind of gaming known as social gaming, the activity or practice of playing a video game on a social media platform.

So, which Facebook game are you addicted to? It is Candy Crush Saga, currently the biggest game on Facebook? It’s a “freemium” app, meaning it’s free to play, but users can make in-app purchases to help them beat levels. The game rakes in $850,000 every single day. Maybe you’re addicted to Farmville 2, the sequel to Zynga’s wildly popular game Farmville. With over 40 million active monthly users, 850 million crops are harvested each day. It’s estimated that by 2015, the social gaming industry will be globally worth $9 billion!

Are you addicted to any Facebook games? Please share in the comments, and be sure to check out the infographic below to learn more about our addiction to social gaming!

The Industry of Facebook Games
Source: The Industry of Facebook Games

Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018. Follow Brian Wallace on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

More from author

Leave a Reply!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related posts



Latest posts

Small Changes That Will Make Your Lifestyle Healthier

Many people struggle to get a healthy lifestyle that they need or want, and modern society nowadays certainly doesn’t make it any...

Picking The Right Standing Desk

<a href="http://<a target="_blank" href="https://www.amazon.com/gp/search?ie=UTF8&tag=infotainmentnews-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=51c96c918335435e57ce4512124de5bd&camp=1789&creative=9325&index=office-products&keywords=standing desk">standing desks</a>Standing desks are in high demand. It poses so many health benefits while improving work productivity. They...

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!