Facebook’s ‘social’ classifieds a hit with users; U.K., Canada next
12 Mar 2009By Jim Townsend and Mya Frazier So, was U.S.-based Facebook’s relaunch of its Oodle-powered classifieds a success? We’d say so. In less than a week, there were more than 22,000 free listings in Facebook’s Marketplace – about 7,000 new listings just over the weekend. Facebook’s Canada and U.K. Marketplaces will launch next week. All other English-speaking Facebook country sites will launch af
Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.