Will FB Marketplace miss out in emerging markets?

18 Jan 2017

While Facebook has pushed its Marketplace app in the U.S., the UK, Australia and New Zealand, the company, so far, has ignored emerging markets where mobile penetration is not as high. Comparatively few people shop online in emerging markets, but of the top FB using countries, 4 of  5  are emerging markets, according to an article in TheMarketMogul.com. Read it here. Facebook might miss a…

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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.