Restaurants have been badly hit by the necessary physical distancing measures governments have adopted.
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- Instagram is enabling fundraising and food order stickers to support small businesses.
- It’ll partner with established services like ChowNow to enable food delivery in cities.
- The service will roll out in the U.S. and Canada first, with other countries earmarked to receive support in the coming weeks.
At a time where restaurants and small businesses are essentially out of business, Instagram is stepping in to help relieve the pressure a little and provide a small boost in cash flow. No, it’s not donating funds at this time, but the social media company is making it easier for small businesses to use its platform to raise cash via their own customers.
The announcement came on Wednesday via blogpost:
Businesses can share new gift card, food order,…