iTunes iPhone App Store Gains Gifting and Social Skills


It shouldn’t be a surprise that I’ve bought iPhone apps. But, I have to be honest and say I’ve just clicked the Buy App button and never checked its drop down item list. MacWorld noted:

Apple adds ‘Gift This App’ option to App Store

Purchasing an iPhone app for someone else has been discussed since the first “app holiday season” in 2008. I don’t think it is a stretch of the imagination to believe that this will become a much used option during the 2010 holiday buying season.

I was also surprised to learn that the same option list has other social skills in the form of sharing the link directly on Facebook and Twitter.