Social.com goes dark after failed auction

Although social.com received a $2.5 million bid at SnapNames by the time bidding closed online, it still fell far short of the $5 million+ price tag the owner Scott Carter was looking for. Since the auction closed on June 15, the website has since gone offline. Scott Carter who tweets under … [Read more...]

[UPDATED] $5 million and up reserve, Social.com receives no bids

With less than 12 hours left in bidding, the domain Social.com has received no offers at SnapNames, where the name is being auctioned as part of the Barcelona DOMAINfest Premium Auction. SnapNames was forced to cancel the June 8th live auction in Barcelona due to technical problems with its … [Read more...]

$38,000 domain sold in June at Moniker, now the most popular Facebook application

After selling for $38,225 in June at Moniker, CityVille is now bigger than FarmVille, Mashable is reporting.   Referring to the latest statistics provided by Appdata, a site that tracks Facebook application metrics, Cityville surpassed Farmville and the Facebook game now has nearly 17 million … [Read more...]

Cityville at 6MM daily users in 8 days: It’s the kind of thing that makes some domain sellers kick themselves

You may remember the story I wrote back in November about Zynga ready to break ground with its biggest social game yet: Cityville.  Well, today TechCrunch is reporting that Cityville, Zynga's newest game is already at 6,000,000 daily users in just 8 days. In early November when I wrote about … [Read more...]