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What is Facebook Marketplace and how can you use it to buy and sell?

Facebook Marketplace and how can you use it to buy and sell – In 2016, Facebook launched Marketplace, a feature inside the main Facebook app that allows users to buy and sell products.

We’ve seen it work really well on a local level because it’s so easy to see free and paid-for goods nearby – and near the things, you’re interested in.

Before Marketplace, people purchased, sold, traded, and bartered via Facebook Groups. You might, for example, create a garage sale-style group for your neighborhood, where residents could advertise products for sale and seek out items from others. It was a little cumbersome, however, with Marketplace providing a much more seamless experience.

This article will teach you everything you need to know about Facebook Marketplace, including how to access it.

Where can you find Marketplace?

Tap on the Marketplace icon at the bottom of the Facebook app. It’s the icon that looks like a little shop.

How can you browse items for sale?

The marketplace opens with images of objects for sale by people in your neighborhood. To find something important, you can enter a keyword in the search bar at the top of your screen by clicking on the search icon.

Additionally, you can refine your search results by position, category, or price. Additionally, there is a categories section where you can browse for products classified as Clothing & Accessories, Electronics, and Family, among others. Additionally, there is a positioning tool that allows you to change your area.

How can you buy items?

When you locate an item, you wish to purchase, tap on the picture to display additional information from the seller, such as a product description, the seller’s name, and profile photo, and general location. Additionally, you can save the object from being able to locate it later.

If you’ve decided you want it – or are interested in it – you can either send a message to the seller via Marketplace or click the “Make Bid” button on the listing. Facebook is not a payment or distribution platform. The idea is that you and the seller will negotiate the specifics.

How do you sell items?

To list an item for sale on Marketplace, take a picture of it (or upload one from your camera roll), then enter a product name, description, and price, as well as confirm your position and category selection.

You should then post it so that anyone searching in your region can find it and contact you if they’re interested in purchasing it. Bear in mind that Facebook is not a payment or distribution platform.

How can you keep track?

To keep track of your current and previous purchases, navigate to the Marketplace profile section by clicking on the icon in the top right corner of the screen next to the search icon. You can view your recent activity, any saved objects, products you’ve listed for sale, and any messages you’ve exchanged with other users from this page.

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