Facebook today updated its mobile Marketplace to include home service professionals, such as house cleaners, plumbers, and contractors.
The company says that Marketplace will integrate with existing service professional marketplaces like Handy, HomeAdvisor, and Porch to provide users with an all-in-one location for finding help around the house. In total, there will be hundreds of thousands of top-rated professionals available across the United States to browse through.
Similar to other Facebook pages, professionals will have ratings, reviews, credentials, and their location to ensure that they’re nearby. When you find multiple people who might be a match [...]
Just over one year after Facebook replaced the Messenger tab in its iOS app with „Marketplace,“ the company today announced that the tab will now support an expanded section for listings related to house and apartment rentals. United States users looking to rent will be able to browse „hundreds of thousands“ of listings in Marketplace thanks to Facebook’s partnership with real estate sites Apartment List and Zumper (via Engadget).
To begin with, the rollout will feature filters for location, price, amount of bedrooms and bathrooms, type of rental, pet friendliness, and square footage. Landlords renting the locations will be able to add [...]
Facebook has teamed up with auto car dealers to introduce a new Marketplace section for vehicles on its flagship social media app (via TechCrunch).
The new section features search filters to find a vehicle of a specific type, maker, transmission, color, and more, offered by members of the public as well as car dealerships including Edmunds, Auction123, Cars.com, CDK Global, and SocialDealer.
The automobile Marketplace includes a price checking function that uses the industry standard Kelly’s Blue Book, and integrates with Messenger bots to allow users to communicate with dealers in real-time.
Today’s announcement comes following an apparent [...]