Facebook released two interesting features specifically for online entrepreneurs and Journalists. Best part for Entrepreneurs is that Facebook business pages will be turned into online shops for their customers and the Journalists will be able to live broadcast videos to their follower via NewsFeed
Update for Business/Entrepreneurs:
In news release Facebook announced that they are going to update their Facebook page to cater to more mobile devices to help the businesses build a mobile presence and to communicate in a better way with consumers. This update will turn Facebook page into online shops. Facebook also introduced a new feature in this update to make it easier for more than 45 Businesses to highlight their important information and reach out their goals.
The new Facebook page will have a prominent call to action button on mobile and Company is also testing “Call Now”, “Send Message” and “Contact Us” buttons. Their will be a Shop Section for the Businesses to showcase their products and services in section. This update is to make people clearly state their services and also help the users to reach the right product.
Update for Journalists:
You should recall your memories a few week ago Facebook launched Mentions app for celebrities to live stream their happenings on their pages, feature was later enabled for all celebrities with Verified badges. Almost same-thing is happening again, but now it is the turn of Journalists the will be able to broadcast their news/programs live on their pages. Important to get this function your page has to verified page and If you are a Journalist with verified badge, apply here and enable this feature