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Facebook to shut down live shopping feature

August 4, 2022

At the start of the year, there was a lot of talk regarding the potential for livestream shopping to become popular in the U.S. — a commerce format already successful in China. Meta doesn’t appear to share that confidence, at least for its Facebook platform.

The heavy emphasis on utilizing Reels within the company post comes amid increased investment in the format. Meta has made a variety of changes to its Instagram platform in the past month, including a test function for full-screen Reels on Instagram’s feed.

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