This edition of the newsletter includes some interesting items about holidays shopping, shopping on Instagram and others.

  1. Very Pinteresting! Facebook Cranks Up Another (Potential) Revenue Stream With “Collections.” (All Things D)
  2. Facebook Offers Are A Viral Hit: Friend-To-Friend Sharing Drives 3/4s Of Popular Coupon Redemptions (TechCrunch)
  3. Social Commerce On The Rise in Eventbrite. Dollar per share up 83% (TechCrunch)
  4. Instagram-commerce now offered by Chirpify (All Things D)
  5. Walmart wants Facebook sales for Christmas (Wired)
  6. eBay’s New Design Reflects the Future of Commerce (Social Commerce Today)
  7. Facebook’s Incredible Potential as an Offline Retail Tool (AdAge)
  8. Social and charity
    1. Facebook Gifts adds donations options. (Facebook blog)
    2. Walmart Kicks Off 12 Days Of Giving On Facebook (All Facebook)
  9. Group purchasing
    1. uses PayPal to facilitate chipping in to group gifts (TechCrunch)
    2. PayByGroup adds tickets group purchasing to its products (VentureBeat)
  10. How many startups will Facebook Gifts kill? (PandoDaily)