The creator of mobile device game Flappy Bird says he’s raking in $50,000 a day from advertising. Dong Nguyen says he believes that’s a better model than charging for the app or having in-app purchases.
Flappy Bird is the ideal game for people who found the mechanics of Angry Birds too complicated. It simply involves tapping the screen to control the upwards flight of a bird, avoiding green pipes. Those who’ve played it describe it as an inexplicable timesuck, mainly because it has the right balance of being easy to play, and making you feel as if every failure is a fair outcome of your own mistakes, which you’ll definitely correct with just one more go.Read more…..