WhatsApp tests new local business directory feature in the same old yellow theme

WhatsApp is one of the most-used chat applications across the world with two billion monthly unique users, and Facebook claims its business. Till now, the chat app hasn’t pushed too many ‘Facebook’ features on this application.

Yet, that is changing with another feature organization’s trying: business registry. The firm is trying this ‘Yellow pages resemble feature starting in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

WhatsApp’s head, Will Cathcart, reported this feature and said “we’ve assembled this secretly.” He guarantees that the organization will not log your location or the businesses you’re looking for. On the off chance that you live in Sao Paulo, you’ll have the option to look for local shops utilizing WhatsApp Business through the ‘Businesses Nearby’ menu in the new chat choice.

For quite a long time, Facebook and Instagram have been attempting to associate you with businesses and make your shop through their foundation. While the WhatsApp Business application has been near, you couldn’t actually look for businesses utilizing the application, except if you’ve associated with them beforehand.

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WhatsApp as of now offers installment administrations in Brazil. So it’s a good idea for it to give disclosure administrations to local businesses, so you can search for products face to face, and play through the stage.

The chat application doesn’t have any promotions, in contrast to Facebook and Instagram, so business associations and exchanges are one of the greatest ways for Facebook to acquire some moolah out of it. In June, the organization coordinated its Shops feature in WhatsApp. In this way, we can expect more business-confronting features in not so distant future.

Matt Idema, Facebook’s VP of business informing, disclosed to Reuters that while the program is taking off in Brazil, India, and Indonesia are the ideal next possibility for development.