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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.


Explosive growth shakes Hellomarket in South Korea

Explosive growth shakes Hellomarket in South Korea

Hellomarket (Hellomarket.com), a leading stuff marketplace in South Korea, announced multiple-time growth in its transaction values, and listings and lengthening user sessions of its app in the past year.



Gittigidiyor enables buying from its Instagram account

Registered and non-registered users of Gittigidiyor.com can now buy EBay products shared on the Gittigidiyor.com Instagram account by clicking on “instant buy” and entering their EBay usernames and e-mail addresses. Ebay is one of the best-known online marketplaces with operations in 43 countries. This simple process supports fast and reliable shopping on mobile devices, since users complete the


Instagram, Pinterest adding ‘buy’ buttons

Instagram, Pinterest adding ‘buy’ buttons

Facebook-owned Instagram, which launched ads on its service more than a year ago, announced in a company blog post that it was poised to release several new ad products, including a direct-buy button.

Meanwhile, Pinterest  is launching a blue “Buy It” button, next to its red “Pin It” button , as announced on its

Social media huge classified competitors

Social media huge classified competitors

You'd  have to have your head deep in the sand not to have noticed that major social networks are getting ready for (or have already started on) an evolution to marketplace, launching or acquiring various revenue inducers and / or marketplace tools.  A classified or marketplace publication or group that ignores this trend does so at its own peril. Here is a sampling of the important moves F


Instagram, Twitter lure active candidates

Instagram, Twitter lure active candidates

While social media is often thought of us a long-tail search for passive candidates, the following job post dramatically showcases the ability of  social services  such as Instagram and Twitter to quickly lure active candidates as well. We found the post shared by a third party on Inagist, a <


Hashbag launches precarious e-commerce for Instagram

Hashbag launches precarious e-commerce for Instagram

The new Hashb.ag is a mobile service founded by designer Mike Bodge, which lets consumers take and make digital payments for any of the two million items listed for sale on Instagram. (We even found one photo that was simply a screenshot of a Craigslist listing.) It has no affiliation with Instagram, an