- By replying to a tweet containing a link for a product sold on Amazon (AMZN) with the hashtag #AmazonCart, Twitter (TWTR -0.5%) users will be able to automatically add the products to their shopping carts.
- Amazon, which has more than its share of affiliate marketing partnerships, tells Seeking Alpha Twitter doesn't generate revenue from shopping cart additions made via #AmazonCart.
- The deal follows Twitter's hiring of Google exec Philippe Dauman Jr. to be its e-commerce partnership chief, and reports the company is looking to partner with Stripe to enable credit-card payments on its site and apps.
- Shares are edging lower ahead of a lockup expiration that goes into effect tomorrow.
Twitter strikes e-commerce partnership with Amazon
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