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Twitter has announced its first social commerce addition. When Twitter hired former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard last year to head up their “commerce team,” it became obvious they were working on something. That something is …

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Should retailers opt for Twitter, Pinterest or Facebook?
Friday, 23 May, 2014 – 8:11 | No Comment

Retail firms that are relying on social media networks to boost their sales could be wasting their time. Portals like Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook have millions of monthly users, but only a small percentage are actually buying from retailers.

After failing to acquire Snapchat, Facebook reportedly building its own
Monday, 19 May, 2014 – 6:00 | No Comment

The current rumor is that Facebook is not happy that it failed to buy video and picture messaging app Snapchat last year, despite a $3 billion reported offer. Seeing the writing on the wall, it …

Turkey eyes taxing Twitter, Facebook
Tuesday, 22 Apr, 2014 – 3:40 | No Comment

Social media companies doing business in Turkey should pay their taxes to the Turkish government and set up an office within the country, according to Mehmet Simsek, Finance Minister of Turkey.

Shareaholic reports referral traffic on social media both up and down
Monday, 27 Jan, 2014 – 4:39 | No Comment

Shareaholic released a report that covers referral traffic data from the eight largest social media sites. This report covers the fourth quarter of 2013 (September-December). Some social platforms were up, others were down. The list …

Small businesses the future of Facebook
Friday, 29 Nov, 2013 – 7:33 | No Comment

Facebook has one million advertisers onboard, which is twice the number of advertisers on its platform from the previous year, revealed Dan Levy, Director of Small Businesses at Facebook.

Chirpify teams up with non-profit groups
Friday, 16 Aug, 2013 – 9:27 | No Comment

Greater Giving, a unit of Global Payments Inc., which provides credit card payment processing and fundraising solutions, has joined forces with Chirpify, the only social commerce platform that allows entities to buy, sell, fundraise and pay in-stream in Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Facebook hires first CMO
Monday, 5 Aug, 2013 – 6:23 | No Comment

Facebook’s VP of Product Marketing, Eric Antonow, left the company, so they have been looking for a replacement. To do so, they created the Corporate Marketing Officer position, showing that they’re growing into new realms …

Facebook Home makes any Android phone a ‘people phone’
Monday, 8 Apr, 2013 – 7:27 | No Comment

Facebook announced its new app for Android called Home.  The app is more than just another Facebook App update, however.  It’s basically a takeover app that makes your phone into a wholly new device.
It has …

Facebook smartphone in the works
Friday, 5 Apr, 2013 – 4:45 | No Comment

A smartphone owner is likely to log in to his Facebook account through the mobile device rather than via a desktop computer. With this in mind, the social networking giant thought it may be time to design a smartphone specially designed for Facebook.

Chirpify expands to Facebook
Friday, 22 Mar, 2013 – 7:27 | No Comment

Facebook is everybody’s friend. Chirpify, an e-commerce platform that allows people to sell, buy and donate via social media sites, can now be added to the growing list of enterprises linked to the social network.

E-commerce still has plenty of room to grow
Friday, 8 Feb, 2013 – 7:43 | No Comment

While it’s not difficult to imagine the demise of traditional retail outlets given the convenience of shopping online, the truth is that online shopping still comprises just a small slice of America’s retail sector.

Facebook and Pinterest square off in e-commerce
Thursday, 20 Dec, 2012 – 9:22 | No Comment

Social media startup Pinterest is competing against the world’s largest social network Facebook for a slice of the lucrative online shopping industry, according to research by software company Adobe.