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Every other week I send a newsletter with some highlights about social commerce to a group of my colleagues.

On today’s version: location apps, coupons and more.

  1. Location based commerce was quite active with Facebook acquisition of Gowalla, Google+ check in and other news.
    1. With the acquisition of Gowalla, the service will shut down. It’s official: Facebook buys Gowalla team.
    2. Google+ To Take On Foursquare With Upcoming “Check-in Offers” Feature
    3. GiftRockets combines gift cards and check-ins
    4. Where Foursquare Went Missing On Black Friday
  2. Facebook Testing New Coupon Posts and Ads
  3. 70% of users are just fine with how much info is on Facebook
  4. 56% of  users who view a Facebook authentication step will accept it but, Only 2.8% Of Website Visitors Select and Then Opt In To Facebook Authentication
  5. Facebook Vendor Payvment Integrates With Twitter
  6. Barilliance eCommerce Brings Behavioral Targeting to Facebook Pages