More gifts by text message

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There's something undeniably appealing about the immediacy of giving and receiving gifts by text message, and we've already seen a few examples—most notably, Dutch and Boston-focused KangoGift. Recently we came across one more: LA-based Giiv, which offers a similar service for U.S. users nationwide. Now in beta, Giiv lets users surprise each other with real-time tokens of affection anywhere, anytime. Gift-givers simply browse through the site's gallery of gift options—currently, available selections include flowers, Amazon gift cards, movie tickets and spa services, among others. Once they find something suitable, they enter the recipient's mobile number along with a little…

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