Chirpify — the e-commerce platform for Twitter and Instagram — hits the world’s largest social network today, allowing bands and brands to sell goods on Facebook via comments.
Here’s a Valentine’s Day treat for all you indie musicians out there holding your bleeding hearts together with tape and glue: social commerce platform Chirpify is currently allowing you to sign up to use its service for free, sans transactions fees.
Hey, bands, want a brand-new way to sell merch to your throngs of adoring fans? Of course you do. Well, today, a new sales platform launched that makes hawking T-shirts and records as easy as snapping a photo: Chirpify for Instagram.
Green Day fans who were not embryos in the ’90s probably remember walking down to the local record store (or begging your mom to take you to the mall) to pick up Dookie on CD — or cassette, even! Well, times have changed. During last night’s VMAs, ’90s embryos and ’90s kids alike were able to snap up Green Day’s new song, “Let Yourself Go” (in addition to their three upcoming albums, ¡Uno!, Dos!, ¡Tré!) in between tweets about how awesome Riff Raff is.