A New Growth Area for Facebook?


The recent mHealth Summit near Washington, D.C. highlighted dozens of investing ideas in an intriguing area: games and health care. Apple and Google will automatically benefit, as these games are played on iOS or Android devices. Likewise, Microsoft and Nintendo are getting some tailwinds with their Xbox and Wii consoles.

One surprising winner in the space may be Facebook . In the video below, Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore speaks with the founder of the Games for Health Project about the role of Facebook and other social networks in this growing industry.

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Related: "Why Gaming Is Great for Your Health (and Your Portfolio)"

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