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Chirpify for Facebook Launches; Platform Now Powering In-Stream Commerce on Top Three Social Media Sites


Chirpify for Facebook Launches; Platform Now Powering In-Stream Commerce on Top Three Social Media Sites

Enables News Feed Commerce and Payments With One Comment; Adidas, Portland Trailblazers, Owl City and Neon Trees First to Leverage Chirpify for Facebook

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 03/19/13 -- Chirpify, the first platform for in-stream commerce on Twitter and Instagram, today announced it is expanding its platform by enabling commerce and payments with one comment in the news feed on Facebook. The company also announced that selective launch partners Adidas, the Portland Trailblazers, Major League Soccer's Portland Timbers, bands Owl City and Neon Trees, record label Victory Records and others are now using Chirpify to power in-stream commerce directly in the news feed on Facebook.

Chirpify for Facebook is the first and only way that businesses, non-profits and consumers can buy, sell, donate and raise funds directly in the news feed without ever leaving Facebook, turning comments into immediate in-stream payments and transactions. According to a recent study, 80 percent of American businesses have a presence on Facebook.

"By expanding Chirpify to the top three major social media sites, we've created the only social commerce platform that enables businesses to list and distribute products to each social media platform, and consumers to purchase in-stream on each without ever leaving," said Chirpify CEO Chris Teso. "We are excited that businesses like Adidas sought us out to develop frictionless commerce for Facebook."

Chirpify defines frictionless commerce as a one-step checkout process. With Chirpify for Facebook, there's no filling out credit card information or leaving Facebook to make a transaction. Just a simple comment.

How Chirpify for Facebook Works Selling, fundraising or hosting giveaways with Chirpify on Facebook is easy. A listing is created in a Chirpify dashboard by inputting various information like item, dollar amount, digital or physical, and shipping time and price. Then the Facebook button just needs to be clicked to have the listing go live. The post will show up and work in both a consumer's and brand page's news feed.

Consumer members of Chirpify, can buy, donate or enter a giveaway on Facebook simply by commenting to a listing with "buy," "donate" or "gimme." When they do, Chirpify will make a payment happen automatically, and send a secure download or receipt via email. All transactions and data are stored for a consumer in their Chirpify dashboard.

About Chirpify Chirpify is a social commerce and payments company that enables businesses and consumers to buy, sell, pay and fundraise in-stream on social media. Based in Portland, Oregon, it is the only company enabling in-stream, social commerce for businesses across all the major social media outlets of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram where consumers can buy, purchase and pay with one reply. These transactions are social, device agnostic, frictionless, in-stream, one-step payments that turn advertising into instant conversions. By removing all frictions of a traditional shopping cart and checkout system, Chirpify is decentralizing payments and commerce while building a large connected network of consumer social identity tied to a portable wallet. Brands, bands and personalities like Green Day, Adidas, Taco Bell and Keith Richards have leveraged Chirpify to sell, fundraise and conduct giveaways on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. To learn more about Chirpify and begin sending or receiving payments today, visit www.chirpify.com.

Contact: Andrew Goss VOXUS PR for Chirpify agoss@voxuspr.com 253.444.5446

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