Facebook Marketplace

  • Facebook launches Marketplace for cars with dealers and Blue Book pricing

    Facebook launches Marketplace for cars with dealers and Blue Book pricing

    Buy a car through Facebook, and the social network could earn a special place in your heart. So Facebook is creating a dedicated section of Marketplace for vehicles. You’ll now be able to use new search filters to find a ride with a specific type, make, model, mileage, transmission, and more from both people and car dealerships like Edmunds, Cars.com, Auction123, CDK Global, and… Read More

  • Facebook’s Eddie O’Neil takes over Platform as Deb Liu grows Marketplace

    Facebook’s Eddie O’Neil takes over Platform as Deb Liu grows Marketplace

    There’s a new czar running Facebook’s developer platform tools. Because Facebook’s classifieds feature Marketplace is growing, it will now command the full attention of Deb Liu, who previously ran Platform. She’s now formally the VP of Marketplace. Eddie O’Neil, who was a director of product management after coming from Salesforce engineering, will be the new head… Read More

  • Facebook adds eBay’s Daily Deals to its Marketplace on mobile

    Facebook adds eBay’s Daily Deals to its Marketplace on mobile

    Facebook is again getting into the daily deals space, this time in collaboration with eBay. The company has launched a new feature within its Marketplace section on its mobile app, where a selection of inventory from eBay’s Daily Deals program is now available. The deals can be shopped directly in Facebook’s app, but checkout takes place on eBay’s website through an… Read More

  • Facebook gives its Marketplace a colorful redesign

    Facebook gives its Marketplace a colorful redesign

    Facebook has given its Marketplace a bit of a visual overhaul, with new colorful icons and improved search and filtering features. The Craigslist competitor is Facebook’s major entry point into local commerce. Today, the Marketplace sits in a dedicated tab at the bottom of Facebook’s app, where its ever-present red badge forces you to click through. (Or is that just me?) Read More

  • Wallapop and LetGo, two Craigslist rivals, merge to take on the U.S. market, raise $100M more

    Wallapop and LetGo, two Craigslist rivals, merge to take on the U.S. market, raise $100M more

    Consolidation is afoot in the online classifieds space as two popular startups born in Barcelona are in advanced talks to merge operations in the U.S.. Wallapop and LetGo — which both provide platforms for consumers to post used items for sale and negotiate the sales offline — are combining their operations in the U.S. to scale up in competition against the likes of large… Read More

  • Oodle Widens Its Social Reach On Facebook Marketplace

    When Oodle started out six years ago as a classifieds search engine, it’s focus was all around search and bringing together the best classified ads from all over the web. Today, it still does that, but increasingly it is moving more and more towards social classifieds. “We are 100 percent committed to social,” CEO Craig Donato tells me. Oodle already powers the Facebook… Read More