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Now Facebook Hopes Starbucks Will Wake Up Its Birthday-Gifts Business (FB, SBUX)

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It's your friend's birthday! Want to buy them a Starbucks card? That's the latest way Facebook is trying to get users, used to posting simple, free birthday wishes on friends' walls, to spend money instead. Now, when some Facebook users are greeted with a list of friends with birthdays, they're...
Now Facebook Hopes Starbucks Will Wake Up Its Birthday-Gifts Business (FB, SBUX)
Card Lust: A Beautiful Excuse to Send Digital Notes

Facebook tests 'Collections' with Want and Collect buttons for retailers' News Feed posts

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Facebook has begun testing a new feature called “Collections,” which allows retailers to post product photos with “Want” or “Collect” buttons, as well as links to buy from their sites. TechCrunch reports that seven retailers are testing the feature: Michael Kors, Pottery Barn, Wayfair, Victoria’s Secret, Neiman Marcus, Smith Optics and...
Facebook tests 'Collections' with Want and Collect buttons for retailers' News Feed posts

Facebook prompts users to buy their Valentine a gift, offers limited-time $1 gifts

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Facebook is promoting its Gifts product at the top of News Feed today, encouraging users to buy their friends or significant other a real gift through its service. The social network also tested a number of $1 gifts for users to send as Valentines. Users who are listed in a...
Facebook prompts users to buy their Valentine a gift, offers limited-time $1 gifts

Marqeta provides technology behind the Facebook Card, announces $14M in funding

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Commerce and payments platform Marqeta today announced that it is the company providing the technology behind the Facebook Card, a gift card that can hold balances for a number of retailers or restaurants simultaneously. Marqeta had agreed with Facebook not to disclose this until now. The announcement came as part of...
Marqeta provides technology behind the Facebook Card, announces $14M in funding

Facebook Gifts gets a scheduling feature to let users decide when to notify recipients

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Facebook has a new “schedule gift” feature for its Gifts product, which allows users to buy something for a friend, but notify them at a later date. Previously, recipients would receive a notification immediately after the gift was purchased. Now, when users get to the review page after selecting a gift...
Facebook Gifts gets a scheduling feature to let users decide when to notify recipients

Cyber Monday Round-Up: Mobile Wins Over Social

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Although official figures have yet to be released, transactions on Cyber Monday are expected to be record-beating. Sales were on Cyber Monday were up an estimated 30%, according to the WSJ. Most of the buyers favoured mobile payments over social, something that fits right in with Marissa Mayer's philosophy...
Cyber Monday Round-Up: Mobile Wins Over Social

Advertisers Will Spend $9.2 Billion On Social Media In Next 4 Years [THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, Adland. Here's what you need to know today: Social media ad spend is slated to double from $4.6 billion this year to $9.2 billion in 2016, a report by BIA/Kelsey predicts. Furthermore, native spots will increase from $1.53 billion this year to $3.85 billion in 2016. McDonald's has a...
Advertisers Will Spend $9.2 Billion On Social Media In Next 4 Years [THE BRIEF]

Digits Live: Facebook Launches Gifts Stores

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With access to over a billion birthdays, Facebook has launched a new Gifts store featuring items from BabyGap and iTunes. Will investors be pleased? Rolfe Winkler discusses on digits....
Digits Live: Facebook Launches Gifts Stores
With New Gifts Launch, Facebook Wants You to Put it on "The Card."

Facebook Launching Promoted Posts In U.S.

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Facebook is to introduce promoted posts in the U.S., at a cost of $7. The service, which is testing in New Zealand, will be similar to Twitter's initiative, launched earlier this year. For a few dollars more, your post will be given a higher position in the news ranking, meaning...
Facebook Launching Promoted Posts In U.S.

Facebook Gifts made available to more users, includes new retail partners

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Facebook announced hundreds of new gifts have been made available through the new Facebook Gifts product. It has also begun to roll out Facebook Gifts to more users. The new partners include retailers such as babyGAP, Fab, Brookstone and Lindt among others. Users can now gift subscriptions to television and music services...
Facebook Gifts made available to more users, includes new retail partners

Gifts are about to completely transform Facebook

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Today Facebook has announced something more important than you may realize: Facebook Gifts, and it’s happening just as we predicted. Facebook’s $80 million+ post-IPO acquisition of Karma was enough to raise questions as to what would happen next, considering that Facebook made it clear that this was not merely a talent acquisition. Now, the future of the Facebook...
Gifts are about to completely transform Facebook

Facebook gift-givers see new Gifts dashboard

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Facebook users who have bought an item through Facebook Gifts are seeing a new dashboard with their purchase history and prompts to buy more gifts for friends. The dashboard only appears to be available to users who have sent gifts already. Users who have not are directed to an introduction...
Facebook gift-givers see new Gifts dashboard
Just in time for Sandy relief, Facebook tests donations through Gifts

Facebook adds iTunes gift cards to Gifts service

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Facebook is making it even easier to send the gift of iTunes this holiday season by adding iTunes digital gift cards to Facebook Gifts, prompting cheers from last-minute shoppers across the U.S. The new Gifts addition allows you to send your friends iTunes credits worth $10, $15, $25 or...
Facebook adds iTunes gift cards to Gifts service

The 10 Weirdest Things For Sale In Facebook's New Gifts Section (FB)

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Do you need a false, knitted beard? Or some really expensive beef jerky? What about a figurine of a man being stabbed full of kitchen knives? If so, then Facebook has you covered. The social network's new "Gifts" button allows users to open up a virtual mini store of tchotchkes...
The 10 Weirdest Things For Sale In Facebook's New Gifts Section (FB)
Facebook gives Gifts another shot, guarantees no ugly sweaters in the wrong size

Report Says Facebook Gifts Is Struggling With Poor Sales And Revenue

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A billion dollar business? Guess not. Despite lofty projections for Facebook Gifts from analysts, reporters, and me, a new report picks apart public statements from the company to suggest it earned a maximum of $1 million in Q4 2012 revenue on Gifts, and maybe a lot less. Sure, it’s early...
Report Says Facebook Gifts Is Struggling With Poor Sales And Revenue
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