Is Google Testing Shopping Cart Features for YouTube?

Is Google Testing Shopping Cart Features for YouTube?

September 13, 2020 0 By Alyssa Macleod

Google is reportedly testing e-commerce features for YouTube. This means that YouTube may start to integrate shopping carts on videos, allowing users to purchase products while watching the video and then pay through their Google account.

Since YouTube has become so popular, many new services and features have been launched by the site’s creators to make it easier to use, especially with regards to selling and buying goods online. Now, Google seems to be testing a few more, which could potentially bring the shopping carts feature to YouTube.

However, the addition of shopping carts to YouTube might be a bit controversial since many people are not used to using such shopping carts. And, of course, if Google adds shopping carts to YouTube, they will likely do so in a similar manner to their shopping search engine. But, this would mean that YouTube could now be considered an e-commerce site and therefore, would be able to integrate shopping carts into their website.

In fact, Google has been trying to make their shopping engines more user friendly. They have introduced a shopping cart interface, known as Picasa, which allows users to search for products and browse different options without having to know anything about shopping carts. The shopping cart interface is very similar to the ones used by PayPal.

But, it is unclear whether or not Google will add shopping carts to YouTube, particularly when it has been proven that many of the top video sites are still trying to build their brand as an e-commerce site. Some videos are still showing a shopping cart on them, but if Google were to integrate shopping carts into YouTube, then this would have to be changed to something completely different.

If shopping carts do appear on YouTube, then they will provide users with an easy way to buy products online. If the shopping carts are implemented properly, then they will help users to quickly search for the items that they want in a shopping cart and then purchase them from their own Google account.

It is also unclear if the shopping carts would be included in all video sites, or only certain sites, such as the top ten sites. This would depend on the exact requirements that YouTube has. For example, a shopping cart would likely not be added to video sites that are focused on music videos, since they would not have as many options for users to search through.

Google has also been rumored to be testing the ability to integrate shopping carts with a new product that was recently released. The product is said to be used for selling products online. It may seem a bit weird that this would be tested, because it seems obvious that most people would search through the search engines first when they want to purchase any item on the internet.

However, the shopping cart would make it much easier to search for items and would give users the ability to buy them in a short amount of time. This would also make it easier for users to find items that are not in the search engines, especially if there are many items to choose from.