| Apr 4, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Somewhere out there, a guy named Leon is also known as Big Tiny. I learned this after randomly accepting a Words With Friends game invite. I assumed I was playing a WGN viewer until my opponent messaged, "Leon, is that you?" I guess the person expected an...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:55 AM
This is a quandary about the future of video games, but it also has a lot to do with text messages, phone calls, headsets and millennials.
The backlash to the “Facebook Age” cries out for more human connection, more “real”...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Alec Baldwin said it got him kicked off a plane.
John Mayer called it "the new Twitter."
Both celebs are obviously fans of Words With Friends, but neither can boast the game hooked them up with the love of their life, like Megan Lawless and Jasper...
| Jan 25, 2012
As we pored over the transcripts of the newly declassified John F. Kennedy recordings—45 of the 248 hours of taped conversations during his White House years—our thoughts turned immediately to social media.
Most of us aren't tweeting about...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:38 AM
Note to airlines: Can you please stop kicking celebrities off your planes?
Alec Baldwin is the latest in a string of high-profile kerfuffles based on what to me - person who was not there - seems some very thin reasoning. And then there's:
| Dec 14, 2011
It's a beautiful thing to walk through life in love with words. (Not so beautiful when Words With Friends is the object of your affection, as Alec Baldwin will attest.)
Ejection from American Airlines flights and ensuing Twitter battles notwithstanding,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:54 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- There is an app for just about everything. It isn't surprising that the demand for people to design those apps has spiked in recent years.
For those looking for a job, there's an app for that.
"I've always loved being on the cutting...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:18 AM
“You can learn more about a person in an hour of playing 'Call of Duty' than in a year of conversation.”
Hello, fellow gamers. We don’t know each other yet, but I need to ask: Will you co-op with me?
You see, I want...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:39 AM
•••• Zynga is branching off into its own social gaming platform, making the entrypoint for “Farmville” and “Words With Friends” players a self-contained site rather than Facebook. They also plan to...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Arriving aboard the Pride of Baltimore II and hailed by a cannon blast from the Constellation, Michael Phelps and Maryland's other Olympic athletes were celebrated in true local style Monday afternoon by elected officials and an Inner Harbor crowd.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:49 PM
For a few moments this weekend, the world thought they had a chance to go head to head with Michael Phelps -- on Words With Friends, that is.
The Olympian accidentally revealed his screen name for the game, sending it out to his nearly 200,000 Twitter...