Candy Crush Saga snags 45.6 million Facebook users

04/30/2013 | Detroit News, The

Candy Crush Saga has become the top grossing application on Google Play and iTunes -- amassing 45.6 million monthly users on Facebook alone -- despite its "freemium" distribution model, this article reports. "I believe it's so popular because it's cute, and the sounds are not overwhelming," two-hour-a-day player Melody Golden says. Another factor might be the fact players have to recruit Facebook friends to earn extra lives, the article says.

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