What do you understand by ‘marketplace buying and selling’? Do you know that you can now buy and sell on the Facebook platform? Yes, you can. If you don’t know about this, now you know. You can now do, more than just chatting on the Facebook platform. With Facebook, you can now set up shop. You can also buy from other users on the platform. All you need to do to buy and sell on the Facebook marketplace is to adhere to the policies and principles of the Facebook marketplace feature.
Marketplace Buying and Selling
Facebook now has a feature known as the Facebook marketplace. With this feature, you can now be able to sell and buy on Facebook. If you are a small business owner or a retailer then this platform is for you. If you haven’t made use of this platform, then you need to start making use of it.
This is the best platform, to start upon with. This is because selling and buying on this platform is almost free. Setting up a selling profile on the feature is free. Listing items for sale is also free. The only time you will be requested to pay a fee is when you make a purchase on the platform. Facebook will only collect a little percentage of sales via the platform, nothing major.
What You Need To Have Access to Facebook Marketplace Buying and Selling
The Facebook marketplace feature is still in its testing phase. This, therefore, means that it is not yet available to all regions where Facebook is available. To access this Facebook feature you need to be in a region with access to the Facebook marketplace. If you are in a region with access to the Facebook marketplace, you still cannot get access to this feature on Facebook. If you are new to Facebook, you will not be able to access this feature. In a bid to weed out scam accounts users with new accounts on the platform are not allowed access to the platform.
You also must be 18 years and older to get access and you must be using Facebook in a selected and accepted language. Lastly, you must have the latest version of the Facebook app installed on our device. For iPhone users, you must not be using an iPhone model older than iPhone 5.
How to Access the Facebook Marketplace
This feature can be accessed by just anybody on the Facebook platform. You can see this icon at the left-hand column of your Facebook account page. Click on the icon and you will be taken to the marketplace page immediately. Or you can go to Facebook Marketplace.
I Can’t Access the Facebook Marketplace
If you can’t access the Facebook marketplace it simply means that maybe you are in a region with limited or restricted access to the platform. It might also be that your access to the platform has been restricted or removed due to misuse of the Facebook marketplace. If you think that you haven’t misused the platform, you can submit a complaint. To do this;
- Click on the marketplace icon from your newsfeed.
- Click on the request review tab.
- This will bring out a form, fill out this form and submit.
Your request will be reviewed and you will be responded to within a week. Check your email or your support inbox on the platform.
If you can’t find the marketplace icon on your account page;
- Open your Facebook app.
- Tap on the menu icon.
- From the menu icon, tap on the marketplace icon.
If you do not see the marketplace icon, tap on see more. This will reveal the icon to you.