Facebook Live Shopping to be discontinued

Back in 2020, Facebook announced a new shopping experience for its users called “Facebook Live Shopping” so that people could shop directly from live streams on the social network. However, the company announced on Wednesday that Facebook Live Shopping is being discontinued.

As detailed by the company in a blog post, Facebook Live Shopping will be completely shut down as of October 1, 2022. From that date on, users will no longer be able to host any Live Shopping events on Facebook. Of course, Facebook Live will still be available for users, but without options to create and sell products during live broadcasts.

Facebook claims that consumer behavior has been changing, as most users of the social network seem to prefer short-format videos. This is why the company will now focus even more on Instagram Reels, which also has a similar option to let users tag products in a

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Visits to shopping centers and high streets dip below pre-pandemic levels | Retail industry

Visits to high streets and shopping centers dipped to below pre-pandemic levels last month, with the north of England – plus Scotland and Northern Ireland – trailing behind the south in terms of the overall recovery from Covid-fuelled gloom.

Footfall decreased by 14% in July compared with 2019, reversing gains made in April, as retailers struggled to entice shoppers amid a heatwave in the third week of the month and surging inflation.

Shopping centers were the worst-hit, down 18.6% compared with July 2019, while visits to high streets fell by 17% and retail parks were down 3.5%.

The data from Springboard showed the UK-wide footfall for July had increased by 15.6% compared with last year, 2021. But the rate of recovery indicates an increasing north-south divide.

Between January and July, footfall increased month on month by an average of 1.8% in London compared with just 0.4% in the north and

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Welcome to the Cut Shop

Welcome to the Cut Shop, a stylish corner of the internet where we help you make good choices about what to spend your money on.

For over a decade, we’ve given advice on the right lip-liner-and-lipstick combos, recommended which new collections are worth it (yes, the Gap x Dapper Dan hoodie is worth it), and explained why finding a wedding dress in a size 20 is so hard. We’ve wiped our beauty routines to try out the latest celebrity beauty drop so that we could recommend the one item you actually should buy (it’s Kim’s night oil). We stood in lines and braved fitting-room mires to check out real-life stores so you didn’t have to leave your couch. We’ve helped you figure out what to wear now that you’re back to the office.

Now we’re doing more of it, and all in one place. Our guiding principle is to be

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