Coming Soon: A Facebook “Want” Button?

Facebook might be testing a “Want” button, according to a post on Mashable. While currently an unconfirmed rumor, this relatively simple addition would have potential to greatly increase Facebook’s role in e-commerce.

Mashable tech reporter Samantha Murphy notes that a “Want” button would “allow merchants greater integration with Facebook without having to build their own apps or platforms.”

Might a simple button be a solution to the dysfunctional relationship between Facebook and online retail?

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