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Social Commerce vs. E-commerce

Started by grofee, March 07, 2023, 11:28:00 AM

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While they have their similarities, social commerce and e-commerce are not the same thing. For one, interactions in e-commerce are managed from business websites and other digital platforms such as a unique app. Meanwhile, interactions in social commerce take place only on social networks such as Facebook and Instagram. E-commerce also typically entails several steps, making the buyer's journey longer. With social commerce, a transaction is completed in just three or so steps.


Social commerce is the process of selling products directly on social media. With social commerce, the entire frictionless shopping experience, from product discovery to checkout.Everything takes place on a social media platform.

Social e- commerce is when we buy and sell products or services through the internet, it is known as e-commerce or electronic commerce. In this, the customers do not directly choose the products but select the products on the basis of photos or descriptions provided by the seller.

Types of e-commerce

1- Business to business
2- Business to consumer
3- Consumer to consumer
4- Consumer to business

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