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Facebook Gifts Will Be Dead As of August 12

Facebook Gifts Will Be Dead As of August 12

By Josh Wolford

For the second time, Facebook is shuttering a Gifts product. The first time was back in 2010, when Facebook killed their virtual gifts platform. Two years after that, Facebook Gifts was reborn as a real-life gift exchange, allowing users to buy gifts for their friends and ship them to ...

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