Measureful founder and CEO John Koenig.

Chirpify acquires Measureful to bolster social media commerce platform

In an all-Portland deal, social commerce platform Chirpify today announced the acquisition of fellow Rose City-based digital marketing startup Measureful. This is the first acquisition for Chirpify, a four-year-old startup that lets people make purchases with hashtags on social media and helps companies with their social media campaigns. Measureful, meanwhile, crunches marketing data insight and has… Read More


Hashtags 2.0: Chirpify launches ‘#actiontags’ tool for brands

Chirpify wants to take the meaning of “hashtag” to a new level. The Portland startup today debuted a new feature it dubs “#actiontag,” which allows social media users to buy, donate or vote by simply using a hashtag like “#buy,” or “#vote,” for example. Chirpify previously focused on allowing consumers to make purchases via Facebook,… Read More


Chirpify for Facebook: The first way to make purchases from your news feed

Chirpify already lets you make purchases via your Twitter and Instagram feeds. It was only natural for them to expand to Facebook. And that’s exactly what they’ve done, as the Portland-based startup today expanded their platform to allow payments through the Facebook news feed. Chirpify now lets anyone sell, fundraise and pay directly within the Facebook… Read More


On a roll: Keith Richards using Chirpify to sell t-shirts

Portland-based Chirpify is on a roll, quite literally. The payments-through-Twitter platform already had the likes of Green Day, Wale and Kat Graham use its service, but now Rolling Stones legend Keith Richards is on Chirpify as well. Richards is selling a limited edition t-shirt for $29.99 and is using Chirpify to accept payments. The folks… Read More


Social commerce platform Chirpify expands to Instagram

When it started, the name “Chirpify” suited the Twitter world perfectly. But things are going well for the Portland-based startup, and Chirpify announced today that it is expanding to Facebook’s extremely popular photo sharing-app, Instagram. Chirpify, the only platform for in-stream commerce that was previously only on Twitter, is now available for Instagram users who wish… Read More

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Get your democracy on: Chirpify launches campaign donations via Twitter

Portland-based Chirpify is helping this year’s presidential candidates raise funds by allowing users to donate to either Obama or Romney’s campaigns via Twitter. The Twitter-based commerce platform will allow users to give money to either candidate via its new in-stream Twitter donation platform, launching today. Chirpify also reports that at least 25 other U.S. senators… Read More