Facebook Goes Up Against Craigslist and eBay (Sort of)

Craigslist has outlasted its challengers, and remains the platform to beat for classifieds, or “things to sell” marketplaces. eBay, similarly, remains a leader for the sale of goods – although most are not geographically oriented. Amazon is also active in that space. Can Facebook, with its huge volume and trust networks, cut into their business? […]

Insights into eBay’s Classifieds Strategy via eBay vs. Craigslist

eBay is expected to dramatically boost its efforts in classifieds in 2010, so we welcome clues into its historical and current thinking into classifieds via eBay vs. Craigslist. eBay has been seeking redress from Craigslist, which has diluted its 28 percent ownership share to 24 percent in a bid to squeeze out its influence. Craigslist, […]