This Week in Social Commerce – April 5, 2013

This week we saw many April Fools’ jokes from companies on blogs and social media channels, followed new movers and shakers in the "task space," and discovered new apps for getting noticed when we're angry.

This week we saw many April Fools’ jokes from companies on blogs and social media channels, including a special list of “Cat-Themed” April Fools’ jokes, but the winner this year goes to Birchbox, the monthly sample subscription service known for its “cute boxes” that announced a fake service, “Birchbox for Boxes.” Birchbox seems to be doing just fine, as the sea of monthly box subscriptions appear to be looking more like daily deals sites offering massive discounts as if a fire sale wouldn’t be fast enough.