Like China WeChat, Facebook in the United States has long ceased to be a simple social network, entering the field of e-commerce through its "Facebook Market" service and is adding services. According to the latest news from foreign media, Facebook launched a rental service on the e-commerce platform before.
According to the Engadget, a US technology news website, after Facebook launched the market segment, it gained the favorable comments from small and medium-sized sellers. Past social network users can now become the owners of online shops. Facebook is also enhancing the practicality and convenience of the platform .
Recently, Facebook has added rental capabilities to its marketplace, which incorporates massive availability listings for Apartment Listhe and Zumper, a US specialist rental website.
Facebook offers a wealth of inquiries, according to the location, price, area, whether to allow pets, the number of rooms and other conditions for retrieval. In addition, the landlord can also upload 360-degree panoramic photos, allowing users to more detailed understanding of the status of housing.
Bowen Pan, head of Facebook, said that after the launch of the marketplace platform, it has become a place where many people rent houses, rent houses and post information. Now Facebook integrates information from two major professional websites and consumers can make extensive inquiries in the United States , Find the ideal place to live.
The official said that from the previous used car to rent a house, Facebook will work with more external companies to give platform users more convenience.
It should be pointed out that, Facebook into the field of e-commerce, the mode is not Amazon's direct sales, but similar eBay, Craiglist commodity information aggregation mode, a large number of users can set up their own online retail store, you can also transfer their unused idle commodity.
According to foreign media reports, Facebook's e-commerce platform was welcomed by users, but at the same time there are some unscrupulous people through the platform to sell drugs, rare animals and other non-compliant merchandise.
By the end of October, the Facebook market has just launched a used car trading service in partnership with many U.S. websites and car dealerships. Because Facebook does not draw a commission on second-hand deals, it has attracted a large number of traders to participate.
The Facebook market offers only a display of product information, consumers can use Facebook's mobile chat tool Messenger and sellers to communicate, Facebook also provides a complete set of online trading services.
It is reported that, Facebook market has been launched in nearly 20 countries and regions around the world, but the company has not yet announced statistics such as transaction size. According to Zuckerberg's consistent style, only when the platform users reach the scale of hundreds of millions of people, Facebook will launch a free service revenue model.
According to reports, Facebook's dating platform was born more than a decade ago, has shown an old state. Zuckerberg is transforming Facebook, expanding from a dating tool to a life-serving aggregation platform where users can query weather, buy movie tickets, make meals, rent a room, and more. In a variety of professional services, Facebook and external companies have been working together.