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Warner Bros. renting movies on Facebook for $3

Warner Bros., finding yet another corner piece of the Social Networking Jigsaw, has begun renting movies on Facebook for 30 Facebook Credits, or $3. The films are packaged as apps -- like FarmVille and CityVille -- but it really is as simple as heading to a page, using 30 Credits, and watching the movie. You can watch the movie as many times as you like for 48 hours, after which the rental...

Facebook will require all in-app transactions to use Facebook Credits

Facebook app developers will have to pass all their in-app transactions through the Facebook Credits system starting July 1, according to a post on the official Facebook Developer Blog. Right now, Facebook Credits account for 70% of virtual goods transactions on Facebook, In July, it'll be 100%. That doesn't mean that the in-game currency for every game is now Facebook Credits, though. Games...

Facebook kills off Gifts, pushes Facebook Credits

Facebook users hate change. Every little adjustment to the design or function of the site spawns a bunch of protest groups and angry comments on the Facebook blog. Here's an uncontroversial change, though: Facebook just killed off its virtual gift feature. Users will be able to keep the gifts they've already received, but you won't be able to spend your Facebook credits on new gifts after August...

Facebook makes 5-year deal with FarmVille company Zynga

Zynga -- the games company behind FarmVille, Mafia Wars, and plenty of controversy -- couldn't exist without Facebook. Likewise, Facebook probably wouldn't be as big as it is without Zynga's addictive games. That's why the two companies have officially agreed to continue their symbiotic relationship for five more years. The agreement includes increased use of Facebook Credits as the currency of...