Facebook Marketplace

    • Facebook Marketplace follows craigslist’s dangerous lead

      In a previous blog post we stated “Craigslist has nothing to teach Facebook” in terms of content moderation. We defended Facebook stating they have a much better content moderation system in place than craigslist. However, it seems we may have been a bit mistaken in that defense because it seems Facebook Marketplace is following craigslist’s bad example anyway.

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  • Facebook to place ads in its ads

    … It should go without saying that Facebook loves advertising. It’s no secret the social network tries to cram as much advertising into its products as possible. Sometimes it can be as subtle as a post in your news feed, and others can be as blatant as the ads in the sidebar of the site. They’ve even started recently placing ads within their stand…

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  • Florida Facebook Marketplace shooting shows need for safety vigilance

    … to complete an online exchange with you to meet you at a police station as most police stations in the country now welcome these transactions to take place within the safety of their walls. If something does not feel right when making any kind of classifieds transaction, listen to your gut and walk away. …

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  • Facebook locks out Marketplace users in bid to fight fake news

    … Facebook locks out Marketplace users in bid to fight fake news Recently this blog posed the question “Is Facebook too big for its own good?” Another issue has arisen that requires that question to be asked again, as it seems the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing. Users of Facebook’s classifieds section called Marketplace have…

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  • Seven Nagging Problems with Social Commerce

    … is. Is it Facebook Marketplace? Is it apps like OfferUp and LetGo, which seem just a stone’s throw from Craigslist? Is it subscriptions with active communities on CrateJoy? Is it just ad retargeting on social networks? Is it sharing your eBay listings on your social media feeds? Before social commerce can take off, it needs to develop a gravity center…

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  • Everything old is new again: Facebook Marketplace used for robberies

    … Everything old is new again: Facebook Marketplace used for robberies Back in October, we posted on this blog about how Facebook’s new Marketplace feature was not only rife for abuse, but that the abuses were already taking place. These were some of the same abuses that have plagued craigslist for years. Now, industry watchdog The AIM Group…

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