New Facebook marketplace feature to compete with Craigslist, eBay

(File: AP)
(File: AP)

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Facebook is taking on Craigslist and eBay with their new marketplace feature they unveil Monday.

It offers a place to buy and sell goods with your Facebook friends and those near you in your community.

News 3 sister station KRON’s Tech Reporter Gabe Slate explains how it works and the risks it could pose if the wrong people try to take advantage.

The new feature will come to Facebook’s mobile app first, and then to desktop.

Click here for the full Facebook Marketplace announcement.

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