How to Buy Facebook Gifts for Friends

Chelsea Stark
How to Buy Facebook Gifts for Friends
Notification on Timeline

Notification on Timeline

The first vist to a friend's timeline prompts us to give a gift, and that "Gifts" button will exist next to "Post" and "Photos" from now on.

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Earlier Tuesday Facebook rolled out its Gifts service to the entire United States, after it had spent some time in beta.

For those who want to send physical gifts to Facebook friends for birthdays, holidays or other special occasions, it's a very simple process. Facebook has created a large library of presents to choose from, including gourmet food, household items and novelty gifts. It seems perfectly timed with the holiday season, even if your giftee knows what you're buying them before they receive the package.

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We've compiled a guide on how to give and receive Facebook gifts, taking you step by step through the process above.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.