By Alex Spencer
Twitter has launched Twitter Offers, a feature enabling advertisers to create in-store deals which can be shared as a promoted tweet.
Users can add the offer directly to their credit or debit card in just a few taps, and redeem them in stores, without requiring a specific coupon to be activated, or any dedicated equipment or software on the merchant’s side. The savings are then credited to the user’s card as cashback once the transaction is complete, and the advertiser will be able to directly attribute the redemption to the Twitter campaign.
As well as adding a new ad unit to Twitter’s growing repertoire, Offers could give users an incentive to store their card details with Twitter – something that could help adoption of the ‘Buy’ button Twitter which has been testing recently. Group product manager Tarun Jain made this link himself in the blog post announcing the feature:
“Over the past year, we’ve thought a lot about what commerce should look like on Twitter,” said Jain. “A few months ago, we took our first step toward this vision by giving merchants the ability to sell products directly from a tweet.”
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Source:: Mobile App News