Facebook tests 'buy' button as competition with Twitter heats up

Facebook and Twitter are getting closer to letting people shop as they chat and share posts with friends on social networks.

18th July, 2014
Facebook’s new buy button service is being tested in the US with a few small and medium-sized businesses

European stocks fell for a second day amid growing concerns that the conflict between Ukraine and Russia will escalate further following yesterday’s airliner tragedy near the border between the two countries.

Investors are wary that the incident could exacerbate the geopolitical crisis and wreak havoc in the financial markets as both sides attempt to place blame on the other.

A gauge of travel and leisure stocks in the Stoxx 600 dropped 0.4 per...

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