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Buy Now buttons surface on twitter hinting at shopping service

Twitter is apparently testing Buy Now buttons on some tweets if leaked images are to be believed
By: Shane McGlaun | Social Networking News | Posted: Jul 1, 2014 3:00 pm

Twitter has added buy now buttons to some tweets that are about products. This means that shopping on twitter appears ready to launch. The first evidence of the Buy Now buttons has surfaced on products via a shopping app called Fancy.

 

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The Buy Now links in the tweets pictured above reportedly didn't work. You can also see that the prices on the products in the tweets are insane with a pair of shoes for $170 million. Clearly, these are placeholder products put there for testing.

 

It is presumed that these links, which leaked via the twitter mobile app, weren't meant to go live. Officials from twitter and Fancy didn't offer any comments on the leaks.

NEWS SOURCES:Recode.net

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