All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gifts’

Google Reveals Gift Search Trends

Google Reveals Gift Search Trends

Last week, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Google shared a look at related trending searches. Now, with Black Friday over and half way into Cyber Monday, the company is giving us a look at trending gift searches. “If your holiday shopping plan this season involves grabbing a spare minute on your phone to hunt for presents while you’re standing in …

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Gift Cards: Creative Ways To Give Them For Christmas

Some people try really hard to find the perfect gifts for friends and family members, but some people are just picky and hard to buy for. If you have one or more people on your Christmas list like this, the best thing to buy them may just be a gift card. Gift cards might not be the most creative or …

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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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Mother’s Day Flowers Are Passe, Weird Gifts Are In

When Mother’s Day comes around every year, it seems everyone has advice on what to do or give. This year, the consensus is in: flowers are boring. The internet has spoken: Vacations! Spas! Eating out! Do anything but just giving flowers! Fox business reported that moms wants spa treatments and nice meals more than flowers. ABC covered several companies offering …

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Pinterest Just Made Shopping Easier

Pinterest has launched a new “Gifts” feed among the rest of its categories. The feed is meant specifically to get products that are actually for sale in front of users. The company calls it a “work-in-progress,” so we’ll likely see additional features launched in the future. Some personalization would certainly help. Considering Pinterest’s recently launched “Interests” feature, that doesn’t seem …

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Valentine’s Day: Make Her Happy Without Spending A Dime

While everyone is out rushing around to find the perfect last minute gift for Valentine’s Day, many men are worried about how much they should spend and don’t even have an idea as to what to buy their girlfriend or wife for Valentine’s Day. Before you have a nervous breakdown or opt to spend a lot of money on a …

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Gifts For Her- Inexpensive Valentine’s Day Gifts For Women

Valentine’s Day is a time when many guys try to impress their girlfriends and wives with gifts. That doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to do so. There are plenty of inexpensive gifts that are sure to please the special lady in your life without hurting your wallet. Sometimes it just comes down to being creative and knowing …

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Valentine’s Day: What Women Really Want

Valentines day is just a little over a week away and many men are rushing to find the perfect gift for their wives and girlfriends. Most guys think women are hard to shop for and many stress out about what to buy for Valentines Day. Before you get too frustrated guys, take a deep breath and consider some of these …

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Men

Valentine’s Day is not far away and many people are already scrambling to find the perfect gift or gifts for their sweetheart. While flowers, jewelry and candy are the most popular valentine gifts for women, it can be harder when shopping for men. Men don’t get as excited about flowers and candy as women and although it’s always the thought …

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NORAD Santa Tracker Live: Watch Santa’s Progress

It’s time! The NORAD Santa Tracker has gone live, following Santa’s progress around the world as he delivers gifts this Christmas Eve. The NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) tracker began early this morning, with Santa’s first stop in Russia and a travel route that crosses Asia, Africa, Europe, and then the Americas. This tracking Santa tradition began in 1955, …

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Gifts Baskets: Ideas For Everyone On Your List

When it comes to Christmas shopping there are just certain people who are harder to buy for than others. If you are unable to come up with a gift for one or more of the people on your shopping list this holiday season, consider giving them gift baskets. Gift baskets can be made in a variety of themes and even …

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Gifts For Men: Fun And Unique Ideas

Have a special man in your life and can’t figure out what to buy him for Christmas? You aren’t alone, men can often be hard to buy for, especially the ones that seem to already have everything. Don’t worry, there is still plenty of time to shop before Christmas. Here are some gift ideas for men that are fun, affordable …

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Stocking Stuffers Perfect For Geeks

It’s no secret that there are plenty of neat toys and gadgets on the internet for any self-proclaimed nerd or geek. The endless choices might seem overwhelming, but have no fear: these picks will help you find that perfect extra gift for the nerd in your life. To start with basics: there’s nothing more necessary than a USB drive. Tiger …

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Personalized Gifts For Every Age And Budget

Still searching for gifts for the special people in your life? Personalized gifts are the way to go. By adding a name, initial or monogram to even those most simplest of items, you can change it from something basic to something special and personal. Personalized gifts are great for people of every age and the best part is, there are …

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Last Minute Gifts That Will Make Everyone Happy

It’s the final days before Christmas and everyone is hurrying to finish up their holiday shopping. Do you still have a few people left to buy for but can’t decide what to get them? Well don’t worry, there are plenty of last minute gifts that are sure to satisfy even the pickiest people on your list. Some of the best …

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Yahoo Launches Flickr Photo Books

Yahoo has decided to add a new revenue stream to Flickr with the launch of Photo Books, which let users order books comprised of their photos. “Pick your favorite photo set, click on the Photo Book icon, and we’ll automatically turn it into a beautiful book for you,” says Flickr VP Tom Hughes. “In almost no time, you can turn …

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Amazon Launches New Facebook-Integrated Crowdsourced Gifting Product

Amazon is looking to move in on Facebook’s gifting turf with a new product that lets friends crowdsource each other’s gifts using the power of the social network’s graph. Amazon has just announced Amazon Birthday Gift, a “new way for customers to surprise friends on their birthdays by joining together to send Amazon.com Gift Cards with birthday messages on Facebook.” …

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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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Amazon Makes Sure You Never Forget A Birthday Again

Everybody loves birthday presents, but the best we can ever hope for is a half-sincere “Happy Birthday” post on our Facebook wall. Amazon is going to fix that, and have you buy the gift from them in the process. Amazon announced today its new Friends and Family Gifting service. In essence, it reminds customers when important birthdays, holidays, and special …

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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 Cancels NYC Gifts Event Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

In light of the imminent landfall of “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Facebook has become the next company to postpone scheduled events in the city. Earlier this month, Facebook sent out invitations for a November 1st event set to take place at FAO Schwartz on Fifth Avenue. The event invited media to “come see what’s new with Facebook …

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Facebook to Tell Us More About Gifts at November 1st Event

Are you excited about having the ability to send your Facebook friends real, tangible gifts? Is it “ability” or “obligation?” Hm. That might make all the difference. Either way, the new Facebook Gifts platform is on the way, and we might get a little more information about it in a couple of weeks. That’s because the company has sent out …

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