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Facebook, Instagram appear to partly reconnect after nearly six-hour outage

Facebook's services have started coming back online nearly six hours into an outage that paralyzed the social media plat...

How luxury brands embraced WhatsApp during lockdowns

At the same time, sales assistants at luxury puffer jacket brand Moncler were arranging gourmet dinner deliveries to cus...

WhatsApp launches Carts for small businesses to sell in app, online

WhatsApp has added a new shopping feature to its business app.

Samsung and Facebook help Indian SMEs go live online

Samsung and Facebook have partnered up in India to train retailers to expand into e-commerce via social media platforms ...

India’s online grocers will thrive post-Covid-19, says analyst

India’s online grocers face a bright future following the Covid-19 lockdown, according to analysis by industry research ...

WhatsApp and JioMart commence e-commerce rollout

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries has partnered with Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service to pilot its new online...

Facebook invests US$5.7 billion in India’s Jio Platforms

Facebook has paid US$5.7 billion for a 9.99-per-cent stake in Indian telco and e-commerce enabler Jio Platforms, becomin...

Shop101 in talks over funding from Unilever

Indian Online marketplace Shop101 is seeking to raise $11-12 million in a Series B funding round.

Five tips for using messaging in retail

Messaging in retail is increasingly becoming a tool of choice to reach customers both online and offline.

WhatsApp India mulling payment service

WhatsApp India has advertised for someone to head up its digital transactions.