Send your Facebook friends real gifts through their Timelines
Facebook rolled out a new gift-giving service today that lets its users buy real gifts for friends through the social network.
The gifts — which include items like cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery, a stuffed animal from Gund, or a digital gift card from Starbucks — can be sent from a user’s birthday reminders or from a friend’s timeline. Other gifts, plucked from more than 100 retailer partners, include fresh flowers, a bacon of the month club, and an Uber cab ride.
It’s a big step for Facebook, which is feeling pressure from investors to find news ways of making money. The company’s stock…