Facebook Shop, Instagram Shop, Google My Business Shake African Tech – To Affect Ecommerce, Fintech, etc

Two things: Facebook unveiled Facebook Shop, and Google partnered with Ecobank to “offer timely and relevant solutions, including Google My Business and Google Ad products” to the bank’s customers. Both solutions from the ICT utilities go back to my warning call in a Harvard Business Review article where I examined the future of African tech in a world dominated by Google and Facebook. The Google product will abstract what many African tech firms offer for largely free and Facebook Shop will become a mortal threat to many ecommerce companies. By the time Facebook adds Libra and an evolved payment system, … Continue reading Facebook Shop, Instagram Shop, Google My Business Shake African Tech – To Affect Ecommerce, Fintech, etc