Facebook has recently launched a Facebook Marketplace which gives users an easy, convenient way to buy and sell in your area. You can look through listings or search for items near you to find great things to buy. You can list items and find great deals directly on Facebook. You don’t have to download another app or set up a new account. Reach thousands of people in your local community and find unique items for sale.
How to Open Facebook Marketplace?
Marketplace is available in the Facebook app and on desktops and tablets. Look for the
Marketplace button at the bottom of the app on iOS or at the top of the app on Android. If using a web browser, you can find Marketplace on the left side of the Facebook page.
What kinds of items do people buy and sell?
You can find items from clothes to TVs and even cars and real estate. People sell used and new items and it’s easy to find listings within your local area. Buying and selling are simple, and you can connect with others and see items in person before you buy. For more information, check the Facebook commerce policy.
Marketplace is available to most people 18 and older in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay. You can use Marketplace on iPhone 5 or later, Android and iPad with the Facebook app or on your desktop at www.facebook.com/marketplace.
People can only see the information that you publicly share on Facebook. You get to decide how much information to share. Use Facebook Messenger or communicate via Marketplace to avoid spam and phishing. Don’t share your personal or bank information. f you have an issue with a person or an item that’s listed, such as violating community standards, harassing behavior or scams, it’s easy to report to Facebook. Just look for a Report link on the item page or on the seller/buyer’s Marketplace profile.