Facebook announced a new feature for the WhatsApp Business app called “catalog” that will allow businesses to showcase their products, add prices, description, links and share them with potential customers in one go. Previously, businesses on the app could only share product photos and information with customers one at a time. This new feature essentially acts as a mobile storefront on the WhatsApp Business app. This way, businesses can collate their products in one place and share it with potential customers without needing to have a separate website. It is likely to help small businesses on the app who might not have the resources to create a website to showcase their products. Why this matters: WhatsApp seems to have all but one piece of the jigsaw. With chats and now catalogs, all that WhatsApp has to do is enable payments…
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