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Facebook Gifts Will Be Dead As of August 12

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 their doorsteps all within the confines of Facebook. For a while, …

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Facebook Suggests Gifts for Your Baby-Having Friends, Even Inside Statuses That Aren’t Baby-Related

We’re learning more and more about how Facebook plans to promote their new Gifts program. Last week, we saw that Facebook was beginning to suggest that you give gifts when friends post celebratory statuses. Facebook has been suggesting that you give gifts to your friends on their birthdays and when they get engaged or married for some time. That’s not …

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Facebook Suggests You Give a Gift When a Friend Posts a Celebratory Status

Facebook is looking to further promote their new Gifts feature by giving it a more prominent placement – in the news feed. Some users have spotted a “Give a Gift” button attached to certain posts by friends – mainly when they’re sharing good news such as landing a new job. Facebook has already incorporated gifts into live events that are …

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Facebook Suggests You Give Your Valentine a Facebook Gift

Facebook is doing one of those top-of-the-news-feed topical promotions today – for Valentine’s Day of course. This time, Facebook is suggesting that you remember to surprise your Valentine with a cool gift. And as you may have guessed, they’re using the real estate to promote Facebook Gifts, the ecommerce initiative first announced in September 2012 and rolled out to all …

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Facebook Suggests Starbucks Gifts Inside Birthday Reminders

Facebook may be getting a little more specific with their suggestions for how to properly celebrate your friend’s birthday. Soon after launching their new ecommerce platform Facebook Gifts, the social network began suggesting that you send friends a gift when it’s their birthday. Suddenly, a cheesy Timeline post ceased to be enough. Facebook wanted to promote the new Gifts platform …

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Facebook Launches the Facebook Card, a Reusable Gift Card for Gift Cards

Starting soon, you’ll be able to give and receive an all-purpose, reusable Facebook Gift Card through Facebook’s Gifts platform. This physical gift card will be able to store gift amounts from various businesses, including Target, Jamba Juice, Olive Garden, and Sephora. This “new type of gift card” is simply called the Facebook Card. It’s an actual gift card that you’ll …

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How to Send a Christmas Gift via Facebook

After months in beta Facebook’s new ecommerce platform, Facebook Gifts, finally launched to all U.S. users this week. Facebook Gifts has a familiar ring to it – as a now-defunct program of the same name allowed users to send and receive virtual items on the site. But this time, Facebook has partnered with over 100 retail outlets to bring you …

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Facebook Gifts Rolls Out to All Users in the US

Just in time for the gift-giving season, Facebook has just made its new ecommerce platform, Facebook Gifts, available to everyone inside the United States. “Starting today, Facebook Gifts is available to everyone in the U.S. With Gifts, you can instantly send your friends real gifts through Facebook. Select a gift from categories like Food & Drink, Home & Kitchen, Baby …

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Facebook Gifts Adds iTunes Gift Cards to Its Options

Earlier this month, at an event in NYC, Facebook announced a bunch of new retail partners for their new ecommerce initiative, Gifts. Those included the likes of babyGap, Fab, Brookstone, Dean & Deluca,L’Occitane, Lindt, ProFlowers, Random House, Inc. and even digital partners like Hulu Plus, Pandora, and Rdio. Today, Facebook is announcing another big-time partner: Apple’s iTunes. Starting today, you …

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Facebook Gifts Gets More Retail Partners, Still Rolling Out to Users

Last night, at their Gifts event in NYC (the one rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy), Facebook announced new partners for the ecommerce initiative as well as a global expansion of it that will see it roll out to millions more users. According to Facebook, users will be able to send a variety of types of gifts through the platform. Of …

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Facebook Gifts Event Now Scheduled for November 15

On October 29th, Facebook sent out invites for a media event at FAO Schwartz in New York City. The event was scheduled for November 1st and was supposed to deal with Facebook’s new Gifts ecommerce platform. Of course, Mother Nature decided to disregard the feeble plans of man and threw a superstorm at the entire east coast. Due to the …

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Facebook Gifts Now Allows for Gifts to Charity, Still Rolling Out to Users

Those of you who already have access to the Facebook Gifts platform now have another type of gift you can give your friends. Instead of buying them a t-shirt, box of cookies, or gift card, why not make a charitable contribution in their name? Today, Facebook announced that they have partnered with eleven nonprofits to make donations available inside their …

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