Tag: Marketplace

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Facebook Adds Video Display Elements to Marketplace Listings

April 7, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Facebook has added a new element to Marketplace, with sellers now able to include video within their listings, and users able to request a video to assist in their purchase decision. As per Facebook: “We’ve recently enabled video on Marketplace, […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Facebook Marketplace Cracks Down on Cars and Rental Listings

September 29, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

Facebook will no longer allow listings for cars and real estate/rental listings using a Facebook Business Page, though it will allow individuals to create person-to-person listings on Marketplace. Instead, it’s pushing businesses to use advertising solutions. In an email this […]

Platforms, Technology

Sean Combs, Salesforce to launch online marketplace for Black-owned businesses

June 2, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Combs Enterprises and Salesforce tied Shop Circulate’s announcement to the centennial anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, in which a White mob terrorized residents, homes, community institutions and businesses in Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Black Greenwood neighborhood between May 31 and June […]


Etsy Goes on Defense after Investigation into Illicit Goods

May 4, 2021

Via: EcommerceBytes

After a reporter from Insider reached out to Etsy about illicit goods allegedly available for sale on its marketplace, the company went on defense. “We’re investing at least $40 million in policy enforcement this year to ensure we uphold the […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Generation C and the Need for Design Thinking

March 17, 2021

Via: Brian Solis

In today’s fast-paced marketplace, shorter product life cycles, extreme competition, extensive unpredictability and demanding customers are among the factors compelling companies everywhere to become highly responsive to change. Because change is the new normal and business reality regardless of which […]

Platforms, Technology

Online Grocers Must Modernize Digital Platforms to Thrive

November 16, 2020

Via: ECT News Network

The grocery industry seems to have a foot in two worlds as it faces unique challenges of an accelerated transition to online retail during the pandemic. One is the realm of the traditional grocery marketplace in pre-COVID times, when the […]

Advertising & Marketing

2017 Is The Year Social Media Platforms Become Social Marketplaces (Here’s Why)

January 19, 2017


I published a whole slew of predictions for 2017 at the end of December, but a recent conversation had me thinking hard about the future of social media. Is the future really just “more followers?” What can Facebook’s pay-to-play model […]


Facebook to take on eBay and Craigslist with new Marketplace

October 4, 2016

Via: TheNextWeb

As soon as you open up the Marketplace – there’s a new icon at the bottom of the Facebook app – you’ll see various photos of items people near you have listed. In case a random selection of people’s junk […]