We’ve got an awesome writeup on Inside Social Games!
Pot Farm is proof a Facebook game can succeed on the social network without any actual promotion. According to Creative Director Galan Akin, this was no easy task. “Facebook has made it really hard to survive and grow without advertising,” he says.
That was problematic for the developer when it came to Pot Farm because, according to CEO and founder Jason Bailey, Facebook won’t let East Side Games advertise the game: “Because of the marijuana-themed content, Facebook’s made it very clear: ‘Go away. We don’t want your money.’” …
However, the game’s not only survived, it’s thrived. According to our AppData traffic tracking service, the game still retains 910,000 monthly active users and 120,000 daily active users.
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