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Twitter Is Giving Special People a Burberry Buy Button

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Twitter is experimenting with a new monetization scheme that could make it easier to buy (and share) your new trench. The Associated Press reports that the SF-based micro-blogging platform will tweet a select group of users today with a "buy" button that lets them make purchases or donate money. "Initial partners include the musical groups Soundgarden and Panic! At The Disco, retailers Home Depot and Burberry, and nonprofits The Nature Conservancy and GLAAD," according to the AP.

With all due respect to Black Hole Sun, we're more likely to buy Burberry than Soundgarden, but it's nice that Twitter is trying to appeal to a wide array of shoppers. Our friends at Racked National have more information on the plan here.
· Twitter tests shopping service [AP]
· Twitter Tests Its 'Buy-Now' Button With Burberry [Racked]