Chirpify brings social commerce to Instagram

Chirpify brings social commerce to Instagram

Portland startup Chirpify expanded its service of enabling financial transactions from Twitter to Instagram.

Web surfers must first link their Instagram and PayPal accounts; once that's done, they can make a purchase or donation by typing "buy" or "donate."

Chirpify raised $1.3 million last spring to help expand its service, which has become popular among technophiles and music fans. Independent artists and even some big-name acts -- including Green Day -- offer song and album downloads via Twitter, using Chirpify's technology.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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