Washington Post Flirts with Placing Amazon ‘Buy Now’ Button in Article – Should You?

There was a blip in the Twitterverse last week when The Washington Post temporarily added a “Buy Now” button in line with article text for
There was a blip in the Twitterverse last week when The Washington Post temporarily added a "Buy Now" button in line with article text for a story on the new cover art for the children's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The move sparked concern from some, but gratitude by others, for what seemed to be an in-article advertisement for Amazon. WaPo quickly removed the button, stating that while the news site does place Amazon Buy Now buttons…...

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