"By offering our shares to the public we hope to enable Zynga to invest more in play than any company in history," Mark Pincus, CEO and Founder of Zynga, explains in the filing. "To accomplish this, we will continue to make big investments in servers, data centers and other infrastructure so players’ farms, cities, islands, airplanes, triple words and empires can be available on all their devices in an instant." The biggest threat to Zynga's growth, however, is its relationship with Facebook which has sometimes been on shaky ground. The filing reveals how vital support from the social networks is. According to the filing--"Our business would be harmed if:
Zynga's growth over three years has been tremendous
- Facebook modifies its terms of service or other policies, including fees charged to, or other restrictions on, us or other application developers, or Facebook changes how the personal information of its users is made available to application developers on the Facebook platform or shared by users;
- Facebook establishes more favorable relationships with one or more of our competitors; or
- Facebook develops its own competitive offerings."