Facebook is "bringing Shops to more places," said CEO Mark Zuckerberg. First up is WhatsApp, which caps off a steady stream of commerce development for the messaging app.


Facebook Shops Hits WhatsApp

Facebook extends Shops to WhatsApp, making it the third “family app” to push the tech giant’s shopping platform.

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Facebook officially announces Live Audio Rooms, as well as a new podcast service. These are the first of several new audio features to come, the company said.


What to Know About Facebook’s New Clubhouse Clone

Facebook’s audio initiative officially gets underway with the launch of Live Audio Rooms, the social media giant’s version of Clubhouse.

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Advertising is now globally available on Instagram's Reels.


Instagram Reels Lets Loose With Ads

Insta’s short-video TikTok clone rolls out advertising globally.

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Instagram is testing a new affiliate linking tool for creators.


Instagram’s First Creator Week Brings New Features

Creators get more ways to make money, with new affiliate linking tests, ability to place Shops on personal profiles and exclusive product launches.

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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington.   Facebook says, on Friday, June 4,  it will suspend Trump's accounts for two years following its finding that he stoked violence ahead of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection. Facebook also plans to end a contentious policy championed by CEO Mark Zuckerberg that automatically exempted politicians from certain moderation rules on its site. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)


Facebook Extends Trump Ban for Two Years

Facebook to keep Trump off of the platform until Jan. 7, 2023.

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Facebook opens Messenger for Instagram to any business. Previously, it was a beta test for a limited group.


Facebook Opens Up Instagram Biz Messaging, Amps Up AR

Facebook opened up its Messenger for Instagram tool to any business, plus new AR effects that fashion and beauty may cheer.

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Designers Share the Realities of Fashion and the AAPI Experience

Designers Josie Natori, Derek Lam and Andrew Kwon sat down with WWD and Facebook to discuss the Asian and Asian American experience in fashion.

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Commerce and Culture Collide

Facebook Inc. introduces a guide to help brands navigate the Facebook Family of Apps and Services, including Instagram, as Culture Commerce accelerates.

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Facebook is launching Live Shopping Fridays for beauty and fashion.


Facebook Launches ‘Live Shopping Fridays’ for Beauty, Fashion

The weekly online event will be home for beauty and fashion brands looking to hold live demos for social shoppers.

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Sephora Plans Live Shopping Event on Facebook

Sephora will host a shoppable livestream on Facebook this week.

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FILE - President Donald Trump speaks to crowd before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., in this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, file photo. Former President Donald Trump will find out this week whether he gets to return to Facebook. The social network’s quasi-independent Oversight Board says it will announce its decision Wednesday, May 5 on a case concerning the former president. Trump's account was suspended for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riots. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File)


Decoding the Facebook Oversight Board’s Trump Ban Decision

The former president remains persona non grata on Facebook and Instagram for now. But it doesn’t mean he’s gone for good.

clock May 5, 2021Adriana Lee

Influencer accounts peddling fake designer goods are taking hold on social platforms, according to a new AAFA report Wednesday.


Retail Trade Group Targets Counterfeit Marketing on Social Media

Influencer accounts peddling fake designer goods are taking hold on social platforms, according to an AAFA report Wednesday.

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EXCLUSIVE: Former ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Judge Nigel Barker Leads ThirdLove’s Model Search

Lingerie shoppers can upload a photo of themselves to social media for a chance to represent the brand.

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Facebook Live and Petco Host Pet Fashion Show

As part of the live shipping activation, Petco Love donated $100,000 to LA Animal Services.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.


Facebook’s Q1 Revenue Beats Expectations, Thanks to Ad Business

Revenue hit a staggering $26.1 billion in the first quarter.

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