Previewing the Rough Road Ahead for Zynga Investors


It's no secret that mobile is the way of the future. However, even companies sitting at the forefront of technology can have a hard time adapting to this new norm -- case in point, social-gaming pioneer Zynga. The maker of popular games such as Farmville and Words With Friends is having a hard time understanding just how it'll make money in an increasingly mobile world. Despite several possibilities, the road ahead looks ominous for Zynga. Watch the following video to see our technology editor explain possible paths for Zynga and discuss how he sees its odds of success from here on out.

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