Birthdays are meant for celebrating. For years, Facebook has continually made sure we never forget our friends’ big day with a short but very effective push notification that says something along the lines of “Felix Jones and 4 others have birthdays.”  Facebook has saved us time and time again when we have forgotten to wish someone a happy birthday. We can quickly open Facebook and send a personal note or post a public message to their wall. Whew, problem solved.

But what about when we get a birthday notification for someone who deserves a little more than a “like” or “post”… a key client, an old coworker or even your best friends birthday. Now, you have a problem and it’s too late to send them a gift! Or is it…

Thnks lets you send last minute, thoughtful, hand-selected gifts straight from Facebook to any of your contacts. From premium wine for your top clients to Starbucks coffee and cake pops for your friend/coworker, we’ve got you covered!

Here’s how it works:

1. “Like”  Thnks Birthdays

2. On the Thnks Birthdays page, click “Send Message”

3. Choose a gift from the carousel of suggested birthday gifts

4. Choose your recipient and send the gift!

Note: if it is your first time sending through Facebook, the chatbot will prompt you to log in before you can send your gift.

Our go-to birthday gift is A Birthday Bundle – two Cake Pops and an Iced Caffe Latte from Starbucks. It is the perfect gift to make someone’s birthday just a little bit sweeter!

If you have any questions about how the Birthday Bot works, don’t hesitate to reach out! We would love to hear from you.

To sign up for Thnks, click here.

Written by: Jillian Klinvex, Business Development at Thnks

 

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