Shopping right from the social networks
Shopping right from the social networks

For many shopping has long been something of a social enterprise and increasingly now online denizens can go shopping right from the social networks. Welcome to the Facebook Mall. According to various press reports, including and especially Re/code, Facebook began October 12 rolling out a limited test of a dedicated section linked to but separate […]

Instagram & Pinterest adding “buy” buttons
Instagram & Pinterest adding “buy” buttons

In the ever-elevating circle of direct-sale social network e-commerce the altitude increases with Instagram & Pinterest adding “buy” buttons. This means consumers will soon be able buy merchandise (Pinterest: fashion) directly through everyone’s two favorite get-lost-in-the-photos networks. It’s a big deal, particularly since (Instagram daddy) Facebook continues to experiment with its own buy button. Direct […]