Staying competitive as FB Marketplace expands by Patrick Peterson in Facebook Watch 12 Jan 2017 Launched in October by the social media giant, FB Marketplace plans global expansion. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share competitonFB Marketplace Patrick Peterson Patrick Peterson joined the AIM Group in 2014 as the editor for Asia and Latin America. With 30 years of daily journalism experience as a writer and editor, Patrick Peterson has covered a diverse range of topics, from the invasion of Iraq to the business of the U.S. space industry.He has worked for newspapers in Jackson, MS; Hampton, VA; Biloxi, MS; and Melbourne, FL. He is now a freelance business writer in Orlando, where he lives with his wife, Lisa, who teaches film production management at the University of Central Florida.