CAPE TOWN - Social media company Facebook will be introducing a new feature called Marketplace, for users who buy and sell goods on the platform.
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The feature will be available in South Africa in coming weeks and has already launched in 47 countries, with more than 550 million people worldwide using it. Marketplace which will be similar to the likes of Gumtree and OLX, makes use of the Facebook interface to offer a safe trading platform for users.
The feature will appear as an icon, at the bottom of the app page in the centre, Facebook Platform’s head of product Karandeep Anand told media.