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Today’s post includes Venmo’s acquisition by Braintree, Pinterest mobile push and an interesting thread about ecommerce and social, and some other interesting items.

  1. Venmo acquired by Braintree for $26M. Venmo’s product offers a send/ receive money service and includes an interesting Facebook integration (NYTImes Bits and PandoDaily about what it might mean for PayPal)
  2. Pinterest goes mobile with new Android app, new versions to iOS (Pinterest blog)
  3. Wrapp Goes Back To School (All Facebook)
  4. Payvment launches Lish – a new product discovery site for its Facebook mall (TechCrunch, Inside Facebook)
  5. Wal-Mart gives its Facebook fans early access to layaway (Internet Retailer)
  6. Southwest’s Facebook bungle (Economist, ZDNet. All Facebook)
  7. Inside Facebook’s Push to Woo Big Advertisers (Wall Street Journal)
  8. Probably the Smartest Thread You’ll Read on (Social) E-Commerce… (Social Commerce Today)