Thrillist: Why Facebook Is Beating Craigslist As The Best Online Marketplace

Thrillist: Why Facebook Is Beating Craigslist As The Best Online Marketplace. Not sure I agree with the headline but this is an interesting exploration of Facebook as a marketplace, especially a car marketplace. “In the new age of Uber, Airbnb, and other sharing-economy behemoths, we have higher expectations when it comes transacting with strangers — by providing convenient ways to easily exchange goods and services transparently, where both parties’ reputations are on the line. That’s where Facebook Marketplace comes in — with more transparency and better usability, it is threatening to knock Craigslist off its perch.”