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social e-commerce

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PayPal chief wants to mobilize e-commerce

PayPal's president defends the digital payment provider's place at the forefront of mobile commerce while quipping he welcomes competition too.

By January 22, 2014

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PayPal co-founder Levchin launches e-commerce startup

Silicon Valley all-star Max Levchin launches Affirm, a startup focusing on making one-click payments from smartphones.

By February 26, 2013

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With Pinpointing, Zappos hooks up Pinterest with e-commerce

Amazon's shoe company Zappos launches a service called Pinpointing that takes Pinterest user pins and offers up some possible purchases.

By August 29, 2012

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Facebook: The e-commerce future or wasteland?

A new report from Reuters claims a host of companies are betting big on e-commerce for the world's largest social network, and they think it could be huge.

By April 5, 2012

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

By July 18, 2014

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

By July 18, 2014

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Free shipping spurs e-commerce momentum

ComScore's data--along with other information from IBM's CoreMetrics and from ShopperTrak--will likely contribute to the clicks-killing-bricks argument for retail.

By December 5, 2011

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Apple reportedly in talks to buy small social commerce site

The goal of acquiring The Fancy, Business Insider reports, is to better leverage the 400 million or so credit cards Apple has on file at its iTunes store.

By August 5, 2012

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Middle Men: The Hollywood history of sex, drugs and e-commerce

Sex, drugs, digital porn, and, er, online shopping: Middle Men is the Hollywood version of the birth of e-commerce

By July 29, 2010

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New Facebook app toasts to 'social e-commerce'

Give Real's model--buy virtual drinks for your friends and let them get real ones in return--isn't totally new. But with a Facebook payment system supposedly still in the works, we could be seeing a lot more like this soon.

By December 10, 2008