The UK probe will also look into whether Facebook uses its troves of data to give its dating service an unfair advantage.
Christina Clericuzio, 24, flips furniture she finds on Facebook marketplace or on the side of the road into expensive-looking brand-name dupes.
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 […]
The Information reported Facebook is building a team that would build a services feature, connecting users to freelancers for home repair jobs and other small tasks. The TaskRabbit-like services tool would live on Facebook Marketplace, a place users can sell or exchange goods to one another, according to the report. […]
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 […]
People are using Facebook Marketplace to sell guns, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. Though Facebook policy forbids the sale of guns on the platform, sellers use misleading listings for gun cases or boxes to sell weapons. Facebook Marketplace launched in 2016 and has been criticised […]
You can sell items on Facebook Marketplace for free, and the process to list your items should only take a few moments. To sell on Facebook Marketplace, you’ll need to describe what kind of item you’re listing, how much you want for it, and who you want to see the […]
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, […]
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