Walmart Intros Shopycat, First Social Gift Finding App

  • December 2, 2011

Walmart is introducing Shopycat, an app that helps users get gift ideas not just from Walmart, but other stores as well, including RedEnvelope, Barnes & Noble and ThinkGeek. The Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer says it is the first social app to come from its recently formed @WalmartLabs unit. The app uses social data from Facebook, and then recommends gifts based on friends’ tastes and interests.

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