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Used Peloton bikes are selling within hours, and the lack of inventory reportedly caused the company to wait to roll out its resale marketplace

Used Peloton bikes are selling online within hours for nearly full price. Peloton reportedly delayed its own pre-owned marketplace because there isn’t enough inventory. At-home fitness subscriptions have soared during the pandemic. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Peloton is so popular that its used bikes typically sell in […]
Used Peloton bikes are selling within hours, and the lack of inventory reportedly caused the company to wait to roll out its resale marketplace
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New report reveals people are selling Glocks and semi-automatic guns on Facebook Marketplace by disguising them as ‘stickers’

Facebook’s commerce policy prohibits private individuals selling guns, ammunition, and explosives on the platform. But sellers have found a new workaround, according to The Wall Street Journal: disguising listings for firearms by selling them as “stickers” and then offering guns to prospective buyers via direct message. Facebook Marketplace, where users […]
New report reveals people are selling Glocks and semi-automatic guns on Facebook Marketplace by disguising them as ‘stickers’
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Facebook is taking a page from Amazon, Walmart, and IKEA

Facebook is launching a new home-services feature for Marketplace. It looks a lot like other existing services that offer vetted professionals for hire, like Angie’s List and Amazon Home Services. Users can enlist professionals to do things like plumbing, cleaning, or performing home renovations. Facebook has partnered with Handy, HomeAdvisor, […]
Facebook is taking a page from Amazon, Walmart, and IKEA