New Delhi. WhatsApp is constantly expanding its feature portfolio to provide users with different creative ways to interact with each other. Apart from this, the company is now making it easier for users to shop on its platform. In this sequence, the app is bringing a new feature in WhatsApp Business, which will help small and medium businesses to increase their reach on the platform.
The meta-owned messaging service has made the app the ideal platform for small and medium businesses to expand their reach and interact with customers. The company has made it easy for users to shop online. The messaging app is working on a new feature, Create Order, which will make the shopping experience on WhatsApp easier and better.
According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is working on a new feature called ‘Create Order’ within WhatsApp Chat, which will help merchants to quickly place orders for their customers. Tapping the order shortcut is shown on a screenshot of the feature shared by the blog.
A new section named CREATE ORDER
A new section named Create Order appears in this screenshot, which allows users to add certain items to the order. Apart from this, users can also add quantity to it. Once the user has added all the items and their quantity, it will automatically calculate the order amount. After this, when the order is created, it will be automatically shared on the chat from where the order has been created.
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small businessmen will get help
This feature will be helpful for small businesses like local grocery stores etc. It is also beneficial for businesses that operate online. Let us know that such features will convert WhatsApp into a shopping destination. This will help in connecting shoppers especially those selling groceries, food and other household items. The company wants to provide an easy platform for this purpose.
Feature not available to everyone
It is worth noting that currently this feature is available for beta users of the desktop app of WhatsApp Business. However, the company is also planning to make this feature available on WhatsApp beta for Android and iOS.
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Cam running on another feature too
In addition, WhatsApp is also working on introducing a new tab in the ‘Ads on Facebook’ section that allows users of the WhatsApp Business app to track their ads on Facebook. However, a future version of this feature will allow businesses to access information within this section without having to open Facebook. Work is underway on this feature and there is no information available about when it will be released.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 26, 2022, 13:23 IST