Facebook working on eBay alternative?

Found this interesting article in a UK paper not too long ago. The story being covered is that Facebook are rolling out more seller friendly search tools, options and pages. It’s not quite eBay yet more like a Facebook/Gumtree/Freecycle hybrid, but its any step away from eBay is a step in the right direction.


Link : www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3078186/Facebook-takes-eBay-Latest-features-help-buy-second-hand-goods-advertised-social-network.html

Social trading the new flea market (Reddit)

A good alternative full of normal people seems to be the likes of forums, message boards, news groups and other social sites. There is usually a group that covers your area, area of interest or what your into. Most forums will have a dedicated section, there are some pros to this method of trading mainly not your typical eBay user, normal sane people who are generally more honest as rep is everything on a board. Today I have been looking at Reddit, it has many swap groups and now dedicated market place. I will list what I have found so far.

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