by Brian Solis

Congrats to the Scrabulous team for complying with Hasbro’s request to take down the Facebook app only to redesign it and relaunch it as the bigger, better Wordscraper.

Rajat and Jayant Agarwalla, the founders of Scrabulous, pulled the game off of Facebook in the US and Canada on Tuesday following legal threats from Hasbro. Two days later, the brothers debuted Wordscraper, basically Scrabulous with a redesigned game board, few new rules and points options.

Hat tip to Adam Ostrow for picking up the news and Caroline McCarthy for providing relevant and interesting legal analysis.

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Brian Solis

Brian Solis is principal at Altimeter Group, a research-based advisory firm. Solis is globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders and published authors in new media. A digital analyst, sociologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging media on business, marketing, publishing, and culture. His current book, Engage, is regarded as the industry reference guide for businesses to build and measure success in the social web.

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    no imageAndrew Mager (Who am I?)31 July 2008 6:47 am

    Looks fun

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