Tech Report: New Facebook marketplace feature competing with Craigslist and eBay

Mark Zuckerberg
FILE - In this March 25, 2015, file photo, CEO Mark Zuckerberg gestures while delivering the keynote address at the Facebook F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco. Zuckerberg said Tuesday, Sept. 15, Facebook may finally be getting a button that lets you quickly express something beyond a "like." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

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

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

KRON4 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.

Watch the above video to see Gabe’s full report.



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