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Do research online to find out more about some of the c-commerce initiatives of other social networks, such as Instagrarn, Pinterest, and Twitter. What features do they offer that differentiate them from Facebook? Do you think any of these sites will ever be a strong competitor to Amazon in terms of total c-commerce sales? If not, what niche could they succeed at?

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Fundamentals of Information Systems

9th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337097536

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Fundamentals of Information Systems

9th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337097536
Chapter 5, Problem 1.3CS
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Do research online to find out more about some of the c-commerce initiatives of other social networks, such as Instagrarn, Pinterest, and Twitter. What features do they offer that differentiate them from Facebook? Do you think any of these sites will ever be a strong competitor to Amazon in terms of total c-commerce sales? If not, what niche could they succeed at?

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Difference between features of e-commerce initiatives by other social networks such as Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter and that of Facebook. Discuss whether these sites will ever be a strong competitor to Amazon in terms of e-commerce sales.

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E-commerce is booming in the current time and almost all popular social network is trying to add e-commerce function in their websites or mobile applications. Three popular social networks such as Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter have also shown their interest in e-commerce and made modification in their functionality to provide e-commerce capability. Let’s understand these features one by one.

Instagram is a photo and video sharing platform which is owned by Facebook, so maximum control over its e-commerce platform lies with Facebook. Instagram has provided e-commerce features to retailers through its product tagging and saved stories feature. Retailers can make an Instagram profile of their product offerings and add tags to the images of products such as its price and offers. An interested can redirect to the website where he can finalize his/her product purchase by visiting these pages. Using stories retailers can also flash the products to users’ products can be tagged in the stories as well and users can click on the link provided in the story to finalize the product purchase. Since Instagram is a photo and video sharing application users are able to get better picturization and understand working of the product.

Pinterest is social network that is used to provide information of the web using images and gifs. Recently it also launched its e-commerce feature. Three important features that Pinterest has added for performing e-commerce is buyable pins, shopping carts and shop from specific brand...

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