If you’re on Facebook you’ve inevitably heard of Farmville, Mafia Wars, Bejeweled, etc. PopCap Games (who makes several popular social games) recently released a demographics snapshot of the social gaming community in its “2010 Social Gaming Report”. Surprisingly, over 50% of social gamers are women and the median age in the US is 48 yrs old.
Facebook accounts for 83% of social gaming, while MySpace accounts for less than a quarter of weekly social game play. When comparing percent of time spent on social networking sites for game play, 30% of US social network users spend 75%-100% of their time gaming!