Virtual game purchases benefit Haiti Relief Fund

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There are plenty of opportunities for companies to demonstrate their generosity even during the best of times, but when disaster strikes, there's a much greater potential to make a difference. That, no doubt, was part of the motivation behind last year's Bushfire Housing, and it's also surely at work in social gaming company Zynga's Haiti Relief Fund. Starting this past Thursday, Zynga is conducting a special relief campaign in three of its top games—FarmVille, Mafia Wars and Zynga Poker—which together reach more than 40 million users daily. Specifically, players of those games can now purchase limited-edition in-game social goods, and…

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