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FarmVille Maker Closes the Barn Door Too Late on Fleeing Money

Zynga hit investors with bad news on Tuesday, announcing it would lay off 5% of its employees, scale back, and suspend development of 13 older games. And it all came out as Facebook, to which the social gaming leader's fortunes are closely linked, reported better than expected results.

Wall Street Is Tired of Zynga's Games

Zynga has a problem keeping gamers around, and now the same thing may be happening with its executives. The social gaming giant revealed on Wednesday night that Chief Operating Officer John Schappert is leaving the company.