Drugstore.com Buys Into Social With Stores on Facebook

Drugstore.com and its subsidiary site, Beauty.com, has launched stores on Facebook to allow users to share with their friends what they purchased–from collapsible cupcake holders to Anti Monkey Butt Powder (available in the “hard to find” category). The stores, which are found in Facebook’s apps section, were built by Adgregate Markets’ ShopFans platform. The two e-commerce sites, which collectively have 182,000 Facebook fans, eventually kicks consumers out to their homepage to finalize the purchase.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik