– Social games publisher Zynga, the creator of titles including "Mafia
Wars" and "FarmVille," announced on Thursday that it will
acquire Serious Business, a developer of social games on Facebook.
terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 2008, San Francisco-based
Serious Business was backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners.
The company says
its flagship game "Friends for Sale"
is played by over 6 million people every month.
Zynga said employees of Serious
Business will joint Zynga at its San
Zynga counts over 235 million
monthly active users playing its games.