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Facebook's Marketplace now lets you hire home-service professionals

25 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Facebook's Marketplace feature is an easy way for users to sell products to each other. Facebook users can buy laptops, chairs, books and so much more from the Facebook app, with Facebook providing some form of security to punish and /or sanction bad actors. The firm is now expanding this technology to include not only...
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You can now hire a plumber or a cleaner on Facebook via Marketplace

You can now hire a plumber or a cleaner on Facebook via Marketplace

25 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

Burned out by Craigslist? Overwhelmed by eBay? Try Facebook instead. In May 2018, the social media site expanded its functionality, and has now dipped its toe into home services through Marketplace.
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Facebook Debuts Home Services Search in Marketplace

Facebook Debuts Home Services Search in Marketplace

25 days ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Facebook today made it easier to find a local plumber, electrician, or house cleaner. The social network says people in the U.S. are constantly asking friends for recommendations on home services providers. Facebook worked with companies such as HomeAdviser, Porch, and Handy to add home services recommendations to Facebook Marketplace. With this new tool, people can search through hundreds of thousands of professionals around the country, view credentials and ratings, describe projects, solicit quotes from multiple pros at once, and communicate with contractors via Messenger. Facebook say...
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Facebook Marketplace now lets you hire plumbers and cleaners

Facebook Marketplace now lets you hire plumbers and cleaners

25 days ago   |   By The Verge

Facebook is launching a new home services feature in its Marketplace section for US users. Marketplace is a separate commerce section on Facebook that allows users to connect with one another to buy, sell, and give away items. Recently, it's even added a functionality to search for a home rental or buy a car. With the new home services category, users can now hire professionals for jobs like plumbing, cleaning, and home renovations, which makes it even more like Craigslist. Facebook has partnered with Handy, HomeAdvisor, and Porch for the new feature, and thousands of professionals are...
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Facebook Marketplace expands into home services

Facebook Marketplace expands into home services

25 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Facebook is entering the home services market. Starting today, U.S. Facebook users browsing the Facebook Marketplace will be able to search thousands of home service professionals through a new feature that helps users locate top-rated and vetted professionals like house cleaners, plumbers, contractors, and others, as well as receive quotes.
The services experience will show up on Facebook's Marketplace, but is populated with data from Facebook's partners on this effort: Handy, HomeAdvisor, and Porch.
The company says the idea to launch a home services resource came about because people...
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Facebook Marketplace adds section for home service professionals

Facebook Marketplace adds section for home service professionals

25 days ago   |   By Engadget

A lot of home service pros already advertise their services on Facebook's Marketplace, but now the social network wants to make their presence on its Craigslist rival official. Facebook will roll out a dedicated Services section within Marketplace in...
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