Facebook to close up shop on its digital gift card service

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If you want to buy your friend a gift card to go stuff themselves at Chilis, you’re going to have to do it somewhere else than Facebook soon. The social network today said it’s shuttering its gifts service, which let people buy gift cards in the form of digital codes. That was instead of simply leaving the equivalent of the high school yearbook “have a great summer” message scrawled out on people’s walls on their special day of birth, and on other special occasions.

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