I think most people would agree, it is so hard to waste time on Facebook.
Well, the social media giant must understand our plight, because it just introduced a new way to spend even more time on the social network with Facebook Instant Games. Now, you only have to leave Facebook to eat, sleep and work.
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So what exactly is going on? Derrek Rosignol has the background:
Facebook has never been a stranger to gaming…Now, though, Facebook is making a…concerted effort to make the site a destination for quick, casual gaming, and they’re bringing in some classic heavy-hitters to help with the effort.
The company introduced Facebook Instant Games, an HTML5-based gaming platform that will allow users to play…games in Facebook’s messenger and…news feed…It’s also a cross-platform service, meaning that users on mobile and desktop versions of Facebook can play nice with each other.
What games are available? Alexandra Burlacu lists a few options: