All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Facebook Deals’

Facebook Places and Check-In Deals Come to Pages

Facebook is making changes that make it easier for businesses to manage their Facebook presence and get customers to engage. InsideFacebook reports that Facebook has confirmed with them that it has started bringing Facebook Places functionality (including Check-In Deals) to Facebook Pages that have street addresses. Local businesses, pay attention. Josh Constine says: “Facebook tells us this automatic merge of …

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Facebook Social Deals May Be Groupon’s “PointCast Moment”

A new offering called Facebook Social Deals was launched in five cities today. It’s a service similar to Groupon or LivingSocial, where merchants offer highly discounted, time-sensitive deals to their customers. The product is well-integrated with the overall Facebook experience, it’s not intrusive, and it has sociality built-right-in, enabling individuals to not only buy deals, but also promote them to their …

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Facebook Social Deals Uses News Feed as Advantage over Groupon, Google, LivingSocial

Facebook finally launched its new Social Deals feature today, but only in five cities in the U.S. Facebook had previously unveiled a Deals service based on check-ins to Facebook Places, but it’s been long expected that they would go more for the Groupon space. That space is getting more crowded, and many are wondering if Groupon can maintain its lead. …

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Is Facebook’s New “Buy with Friends” a Hint at Bigger Things to Come?

Facebook is all about friends, so it stands to reason that friends be the main facilitators of marketing through the social network. This is a sentiment driven home by Facebook’s new Sponsored Stories, as well as another new product they’re testing called "Buy With Friends". 

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