Originally posted on Gigaom:

Fancy, the social discovery and commerce site that competes with Pinterest, just picked up a big name user: Mark Zuckerberg. Fancy said Zuckerberg joined the site Friday morning under the name zuckd.

It may just be that Zuckerberg is interested in finding some gift ideas for his new bride. But it also prompts some interesting questions about Facebook’s (s fb) potential interest in Fancy. As we’ve reported before, Fancy is growing quickly, bringing the self-expression and social discovery of Pinterest together with the commerce component of Amazon (s amzn). It allows retailers and merchants to see what people are Fancying and allows them to sell those products directly through the site. Fancy now has about a million users and recently launched its commerce platform for iOS (s ios).

Zuckerberg could be interested to see how you can fuse social discovery with commerce. Others are also looking at…

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