Sadly it's official - Farmville addiction can kill
A deeply depressing story from the Florida Times-Union to kick off your Friday. The day will only get better after this.
A 22-year old mother in Jacksonville has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder after shaking her baby to death. Why did the mother kill her child? Because the three month-old baby boy interrupted her game of Farmville on Facebook.
So angry was the mother by being interrupted, that she picked up her baby and shook him violently- "the baby may have hit his head during the shaking".
Farmville - listed by TIME magazine as an invention worse than the Hindenburg - has previously seen politicians sacked for their alleged addiction to the game, which is one of several earning creators Zynga over a million dollars a day in revenue.