Street Fight Daily: Facebook and Google Embrace ‘Buy’ Buttons

Street Fight Daily: Facebook and Google Embrace ‘Buy’ Buttons July 16, 2015 by The Editors Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Will Soon Add a ‘Buy’ Button So You Can Shop From Facebook (Business Insider) Although Facebook’s just testing its so-called “shop section,” the move makes se.Read the full article

  • Google starts testing buy button - 2 readers, 682 Tweets - Google is giving retailers a new set of commerce tools to help consumers and fast-track purchases.

  • 20 years of Amazon: 20 years of major disruptions - 6 readers, 233 Tweets - Amazon has spent two decades as a complete retail game-changer.

  • Why Uber is buying map companies - 2 readers, 295 Tweets - Last week news broke that Uber acquired a significant chunk of Microsoft Bing’s mapping assets. This included about 100 employees and guesstimates of licensed intellectual property from the Redmond, Washington giant.

  • Target Goes for Local Cool - 10 readers, 28 Tweets - Designer Todd Snyder is creating collections for urban stores that play off local pride. Look for Marshmallow Fluff T-shirts in Boston.