Without anonymous transactions, could FB Marketplace challenge Craigslist

30 Jan 2017

Being able to check out a potential seller or buyer’s Facebook page as a reference seems to make business easier on FB’s new Marketplace app, according to an article on Thrillist.com that you can read here. “By comparison, Craigslist is the Wild Wild West,” said the article. The author, who sells cars on FB Marketplace, doesn’t present hard numbers showing that Craigslist is about to…

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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.