On the platform, Facebook local buy and sell comes in two forms, you can buy and sell locally with the Facebook buy and sell groups on the platform or you can make use of the Facebook marketplace to buy and sell locally. You can use the Facebook marketplace to buy and sell locally if the marketplace is made available in your area and you can also make use of the Facebook groups to buy and sell locally if the marketplace is not available to you. On this guide, I will be showing you how you can use both features to buy and sell locally in your area.
There are thousands of buy and sell groups you can join to sell and buy items or products from. Both features are available for free. You must have a Facebook account if you want to make use of the buy and sell groups or the Facebook marketplace or you can simply sign up for a new account via the Facebook mobile app or their website.
What does Marketplace Means on Facebook and How do I Get The Icon?
Facebook marketplace is a simple, easy and convenient means of buying and selling locally from your area or the areas near you. On the marketplace, you can look through great listings or search for the items near you to find the items you want to purchase. With the Facebook marketplace app, you do not need to download any app or set up a new account to use it, the marketplace is made available in just 50 countries now but the Facebook team is working on making it worldwide. The marketplace is compatible with any device range, including the IOS, Android, Desktops, and laptops.
You can get the marketplace icon on your Facebook page with the latest Facebook version. The app is available to users from 18 years and older in the following locations;
- Costa Rica.
- The Czech Republic.
- The Dominican Republic.
- The Netherlands.
- New Zealand.
- The Philippines.
- Puerto Rico.
- South Africa.
- The United Kingdom.
- The United States.
These are the locations the Facebook marketplace is made available for now, so if the Facebook marketplace is not available in your locality you can make use of the Facebook buy and sell local groups.
Getting the Facebook marketplace icon is very simple, you can find the icon at the top of your Facebook page on Android device and at the bottom of your page on the IOS device. You can get it at the left side of your page if you are using a web browser. To get the icon, update your Facebook to the latest version.
What is Facebook Buy and Sell Group and How Can I Join?
On the Facebook platform, there are lots of buy and sell groups you can join for the purpose of buying or selling items and products. Facebook buy and sell groups a community on the Facebook platform, where individuals with the goal of selling or buying connect for the reasons they want. You can choose to join a group of your choice simple create your own buy and sell group. Joining buy and sell local groups on Facebook is very easy. To join follow the instructions below;
- Login to your Facebook account via the Facebook mobile app or the website at www.facebook.com
- Hit on the Groups icon from your homepage.
- Scroll the groups there or you can use the search box to type in the Buy and Sell Local group you would want to group.
- Select the group from the list and hit Join Group to send your request.
Most buy and sell local groups have questions, answer the questions. Your request will be reviewed and accepted by the Group Admin. Facebook will notify once you have been accepted in a group.