Facebook offering birthday wishes to facebook friends is not enough .Now facebook launches the new gift services which allows users of the social network to buy Gifts and send to your facebook friends added with wishes . Its a real gift service delivered to your door without any address.
Exciting offer for facebook users now wish your friend not only in simple words wish with some gifts like teddy bears, Starbucks vouchers, clothes, homeware and more & more . users can attach real gifts to a greeting on Facebook, which is ultimately delivered to the recipient. Facebook is now offering hundreds of products from hundreds of partners. The new partners announced to include Brookstone, Dean and Deluca, L’Occitance, Baby Gap and lidi. The gift options also include subscriptions to sites like hulu Plus or Pandora.
Attaching gifts is as easy as attaching photo , who runs the Gifts service for facebook , at the event Once a gift is attached , the recepient will be notified by email and on mobile that a gift has been received . The recipient can preview the gift , and make changes, and add their shipping address to where the product can be delivered .
Facebook will collect the credit card details of the members and then allow both the sender and the receiver to track the progress of the delivery.The Gifts are also linked to Birthday and events reminder which already appears on facebook .
For L’Occitane , the Facebook gifts service offers a way to sell more products, said Jeff Petrosillo, a seniour e-commerce manager at the vendor of skincare and bodycare products.
The L’Occitane gifts offered via facebook starts @ US$19 and are available only in the U.S . The company is keeping its offering simple as these are only the intial days of the gifts service via Facebook. Future additions could include swapping products for an in-store voucher, Petrosillo said.
The service is currently available only in the U.S ., and is an important initiative for facebook. Company officials at the event said the service is an untapped opportunity with a potential to grow in scope. it could ultimately act as a revenue generator. for more details and demonstration video for sending gifts to your friend visit here for more information.