Stop trying to MySpace people Malibu shots, and instead get up on Tweet-A-Beer: a PDX-developed service that lets you zap $5 in beer money to anyone in the world via Twitter. The process is really that simple: you tweet, the lucky recipient gets an alert to set up an account, a PayPal transaction’s carried out, and they use their windfall to buy that sweet, sweet 24oz Tequiza. What’s not so simple is exactly why this is a good thing. Luckily, we’ve compiled those reasons for you:
With you not there to say "I've got this round, what're you having?", they'll be free from persecution for requesting their beloved 24 of fruit-flavored pale lager that contains zero actual tequila.
When you buy someone a drink, you have to fight your way through the crowd, flag down a bartender, and get a dirty look when you don’t tip “enough”. Put that all on your poor gift-ee!
Friends sometimes move to Seattle. This makes them very sad. Beer is the only cure for sadness.
People will enjoy this much more than sending someone a tweet with a picture of your wiener.
It's way more satisfying than #beer.
Some studies indicate that it's much safer than pouring entire beers into people's phones.
It’s very difficult to complete Suddenly Susan marathons while you’re buying people drinks at bars.
Turn Your Old Fruit Into Booze With This New Gadget