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Social Commerce Start-Up Chirpify Extends Payments Platform to Instagram

Social Web commerce platform Chirpify now supports in-stream payments on Instagram, the company announced on Tuesday. The company first began as a way for merchants to sell items to followers on Twitter from within the stream, only requiring buyers to “@reply” to sellers with simple commands like “Buy” or “Donate.” The launch on the new Instagram platform comes complete with a number of celebrity merchants touting their wares.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus