The popularity of Farmerama is solidified with its reception of the award for Best Online Game of the Year presented by the Mashable Awards. For four years now, the Mashable Awards (formerly the Open Web Awards) have been recognizing various internet media, online services and electrical gadgets for outstanding performance, products and popularity among users.
After each nominee was voted upon, Farmerama made it into a final round of five. From there, the browser game was voted upon by users and readers of mashable.com. Thanks to all of the votes by fans of Farmerama, it managed to overcome the other nominees to receive the title.
Farmerama offers you more than just a farm-simulation to play, it has many social activities to participate in and a complex buy/trade system. Utilize all of these to the best of your abilities to have the best farm among all your friends. Who, by the way, you can assist if you would like to help make their farm better too.
The makers of Farmerama also recently released a handy free toolbar for players. It allows instant access to the game and you can keep in contact with your friends and farm while you surf the web.
Source: Mashable homepage, press release