Lesson 15. The Facebook Marketplace

In this lesson, you learn how to sell stuff locally on Facebook. You’ll also learn how to use the Marketplace app to browse items for sale and create your own listing.

What Is the Marketplace?

The Facebook Marketplace is a mutual effort from Facebook and Oodle, a network for classified ads online. Hoping to capture the growing Facebook user base, Facebook’s Marketplace combines the social and interactive elements of its site with the growing popularity of online classifieds. Marketplace is another of Facebook’s default applications available to all users. You can sell stuff in the Marketplace or buy stuff others are selling. You can search for specific items, sell items for a charity, or just see what everyone ...

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