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Pigs and flying birds are now invading one of the world’s largest social networking sites, Facebook.
Angry Birds collaborated with Facebook to bring the addictive game to your page by adding the application to your profile.
The launch for the Angry Birds application was supposed to happen on Valentine’s Day from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. but the game became available early for users to start throwing those birds.
On the Facebook event page for Angry Birds coming to Facebook said, “Nothing says ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’ like competitive pig-popping among friends.”
So what will be special about Angry Birds on Facebook? There are new power-ups that you can buy and/or earn while you play. The cost for the new power-ups like earthquake and special, bigger and stronger birds are $0.99.
Both modern day obsessions will benefit combing Facebook, which has over 800 million users, and Angry Birds, which has had over 700 million downloads.
This combination with Facebook will socialize the game even more, making it a friendly competition among friends on the site allowing them to post high scores on leaderboards.
The makers of Angry Birds, Rovio, released the game in 2009 and their not just stopping at Facebook. According to an article on penn-olson.com, Rovio is expanding Angry Birds to every platform and is currently working with Samsung to install Angry Birds in new Smart-TVs.
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