She said Instant Messaging Service WhatsApp – owned by Facebook – today, Tuesday: It will launch shopping trolleys for companies and individuals who use it.
WhatsApp said on Published On her blog: The catalogs feature allowed people to know what was available, and helped companies organize their conversations about certain items. And with more chatting going on, she now wants to make buying and selling easier.
With gigs – which will be launched worldwide from Tuesday – people can browse a catalog, select multiple products, and send the order as a single message to business accounts, the service said.
“This will make it easier for companies to track order inquiries, manage incoming orders from customers, and close sales,” WhatsApp said.
Users need to find the items they want and then click the “Add to Cart” button. And after putting what they want in their shopping cart, they can send it as a message to the company.
WhatsApp previously said: More than 175 million people globally send messages to WhatsApp business accounts every day, and more than 3 million people in India view business catalogs every month.
A WhatsApp spokesperson said: While all sectors faced a difficult initial period, sectors such as education, retail and banking have adapted well to digital changes in light of the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Last month, WhatsApp began launching the “Shop” button, which allows the user to go to the list of products provided by the business.
The new button from WhatsApp allows companies to sell products directly within the application through Facebook Shops, an online store launched by Facebook last May to provide a unified shopping experience through Facebook applications.
Facebook – which has the largest social networking network in the world with more than 2.7 billion monthly active users – is trying to increase sales from its services that have a higher growth rate than its social network, such as: Instagram photo and video sharing service, and the instant messaging service WhatsApp, which it bought in In 2014 for $ 19 billion, but has not achieved the required income since.