Facebook tests a live video shopping feature

Facebook is testing a new feature that allows merchants to more efficiently sell items on a live stream. When a seller demonstrates items on their stream, customers might see a screenshot button that lets them take photos of items they want to buy and message the merchant directly. The merchant can then send payment requests through Messenger to streamline the process. The feature is currently being tested in Thailand, where a community of independent sellers have recently taken to Facebook Live to sell a variety of products, from cosmetics to handbags and other fashion items. Merchants would schedule regular streams to showcase new products and model them to would-be buyers, or offer special incentives for free items if... Continue reading…

Facebook tests a live video shopping feature

Facebook is testing out a new feature that lets merchants on Facebook show off their wares in live videos. Reports of the test first surfaced online but the company has since confirmed ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Engadget

Facebook to begin testing 'QVC'-like shopping videos for live streams

Facebook could be the next Home Shopping Network. The firm is trying out a new tool that would let businesses show off new products on live streams and let users buy them via Messenger.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

Facebook is testing a shopping mode for live streams

Facebook is testing a new feature that allows merchants to more efficiently sell items on a live stream. When a seller demonstrates items on their stream, customers might see a ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from The Verge

FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping

Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for viewers. Customers can screenshot something ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from TechCrunch

Facebook testing 'QVC-like' live video streams

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

Facebook is testing QVC-style live video shopping

See presenters demonstrate their wares, ask questions and make payments through Messenger.

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Techradar

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