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Deb Liu appointed VP of Facebook Marketplace

Deb Liu appointed VP of Facebook Marketplace

Deb Liu, the Facebook exec who had been running the company’s Marketplace classified app, has been promoted. She is now formally the VP of Marketplace. Liu had previously been in charge of Facebook Platform. Taking her place will be Eddie O’Neil, a six-year Facebook veteran was previously a director of product management at the company.


LinkedIn launches its own “Audience Network”

LinkedIn launches its own “Audience Network”

Professional networking site LinkedIn is taking another leaf out of Facebook’s playbook, this time introducing a new product called LinkedIn Audience Network. (The professional network recently introduced native video, and last year overhauled its UX to prioritize its news feed, in a similar fashion to Facebook.)


AutoTrader.co.uk introduces free ads

AutoTrader.co.uk introduces free ads

AutoTrader.co.uk, Britain's largest auto classifieds site, is offering free ads to sellers of cars priced £1,000 ($1,285 U.S.) or less. This offer applies to its basic two-week ad package, according to Sunday Times Driving.


Sky News outs prescription drugs on Facebook

Sky News outs prescription drugs on Facebook

Sky News reported this week that “powerful and addictive prescription drugs are illegally being offered for sale on Facebook.” The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency in the U.K. said that the availability of sedatives, tranquilizers and opioids on the platform "completely changes the game." But does it? What's really new?


Facebook testing ads in its Marketplace

Facebook testing ads in its Marketplace

Facebook will bring existing News Feed ads to Marketplace as it tests new revenue sources. It's a response to a comment by company CFO Dave Wehner who said last year that Facebook’s ad load will be a “relative non-factor” for predicting future revenue growth starting in 2017.


At Mercari, the hashtag bundles similar listings

At Mercari, the hashtag bundles similar listings

Mercari, Japan’s app-first, used-goods marketplace, now uses the power of the hashtag (#) to help its users browse products of particular brand or/and description, in the same way, Twitter and Facebook use it to bundle topics together.



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