Corona Lockdown, Facebook solves big problem for shoppers





SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, the largest social networking site, has introduced a great feature for small businesses affected by the Corona Lockdown.

A day earlier, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced in a blog post that small businesses would now be allowed to open stores on Facebook to promote e-commerce.


The feature introduced by Facebook is called 'Shops' which can be used by Facebook and Instagram users.

The blog post says the new feature will further improve Facebook's advertising-based business and compete with other companies, including online commerce companies such as Amazon and eBay.

"Expanding e-commerce is essential to offset the economic damage caused by the Corona epidemic and lockdown and to rebuild society," said Mark Zuckerberg.

"Even if you can't open a shop or a restaurant, you can still deliver goods to people by taking online orders. We've seen many small businesses become part of the online business for the first time during this epidemic," he said. Decided to introduce regular feature after '.

Under the feature, businesses will be able to purchase ads for their stores and will be charged when people use the Facebook checkpoint option.

Similarly, small business owners will be able to find buyers on Facebook pages and Instagram profiles. Under the feature, advertisements of small shopkeepers will also be displayed on Facebook and Instagram stores.

The products that vendors offer for sale will appear in the Shop feature and consumers will be able to place them in Save Items or place their order for purchase. The company has also allowed some businesses to sell items directly on Facebook, while others will have to create a business website.

Similarly, small shopkeepers will be able to provide customer support through Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp, while Facebook intends to provide customers and sellers with a purchase in a chat window.

According to the report, Facebook's Shops feature has been introduced in the US for testing on Tuesday, this feature will also be available on Instagram in the next few weeks.

It is reported that this year this feature will be added to the navigation bar under the name of shopping tab and then it will be introduced to the users all over the world.

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