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Instagram, Pinterest join the 'buy' button bonanza

The click-to-buy button spreads to more social networks. Meanwhile, Amazon offers free shipping for light items, and Disney creates a new type of tech toy with Playmation.

Social networking is becoming more about social shopping.

The click-to-buy button is sweeping across the biggest social networks, with Instagram and Pinterest the latest to adopt the advertising strategy. Facebook, Twitter and Google also incorporated buy buttons. You can now even shop inside a YouTube video ad.

Everyone wants to be Amazon, but let's see others match this: The king of online commerce is now offering free shipping on small and light items. Watch CNET Update below for more details, and also get a look at a new wearable tech toy from Disney that blends digital and physical playtime:

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Instagram, Pinterest join the 'buy' button bonanza