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Tweet Commerce Goes Mainstream With Starbucks

Peter Claridge

Amazon might have pioneered the one-click checkout option and iTunes has the click to buy option, but now Starbucks may have one-upped them all with their tweet-to-gift option. Customers can link their Twitter account with their Starbucks account and simply tweet to buy someone a coffee. For the record, our Twitter ID is @unmetric and we LOVE coffee! In other news, Google+ is actually starting to look cool and has rolled out vanity features for the 18 people that regularly use the social network. Get up to date on all the latest social media news with the State of the Social Union podcast.