Would you #BuyThisNow on Twitter?
Social media and shopping have become even more intertwined now that Twitterand American Express have announced a new partnership. The two companies announced Tuesday that Amex cardholders will be able to make purchases by using a hashtag, according to a report in USA Today.
Once a deal is claimed, users have to then tweet a “confirmation” hashtag that is tweeted at them by a special @AmexSync Twitter account. American Express plans to offer other items through the service, including a Kindle Fire HD and an Xbox 360.
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