CardSpring

Twitter buys mobile payment infrastructure CardSpring

Late Wednesday night, Twitter announced it acquired mobile payment system CardSpring. Twitter’s advertising team says CardSpring will fit nicely into the company’s framework for recommending products and services — and for making purchases through tweets.

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Growing, optimizing, and winning with marketing tech: GrowthBeat

We’ve got global brands talking one-on-one with Joe Schmo on mobile messaging apps. Guilds and alliances for trading mobile users. Marketing automated via Twitter and Facebook. Big data marketing platforms that predict the future, and big marketing platforms, period, that include everything including social, mobile, and apps.