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Facebook’s For Sale groups get new Craigslist-like buying and selling tools

Facebook’s For Sale groups get new Craigslist-like buying and selling tools

Members of Facebook For Sale groups now have enhanced buying and selling tools.

Members of Facebook For Sale groups now have enhanced buying and selling tools.

Above: Members of Facebook For Sale groups now have enhanced buying and selling tools.

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Members of Facebook’s For Sale groups now have better ways to buy and sell items, the company said today.

Facebook said that members of For Sale groups — which are designed to give people who want to find local buyers or sellers an alternative to Craigslist — can now choose a “sell” feature when they’re creating a new post. “You can add a description to what you’re selling, include a price and set a pick-up/delivery location.”

Sellers also have the ability to update a post as still “available” or as “sold,” and see a list of items they’ve previously sold. In that, this new feature seems a bit like a cross between Craigslist and eBay.

Facebook said the new features will be rolled out in the coming months to all For Sale groups across iOS, Android, and the Web.

Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 1.39 billion monthly active users. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004, initially as an exclusive network for Harvard students. It was a huge hit: in 2 we… read more »

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