As of today, Tuesday, January 16, Facebook Marketplace has arrived in Costa Rica.
This is a functionality that the social network had launched in 2016 in the United States, and that allows the purchase and sale of articles locally through the social platform.
To use Marketplace, just tap the Marketplace Icon, and the app will use your GPS to start displaying products right around you. The entire goal of Facebook Marketplace is to sell products. You post products which will be visible on the social network accessed in Costa Rica. People click and buy.
To find the article you are looking for, simply filter the results, either by location, category or price. While, those interested in selling a product, should only take a photo, describe it, define the price and start offering it.
In addition, the platform facilitates that buyers and sellers can communicate in an easier and directly using the Facebook Messenger messaging application.
Additionally, Facebook provides support to users top operate Marketplace securely.
Marketplace will be rolling out to everyone over 18 years old in the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on the Facebook app for iPhone and Android following its launch in 2016.
Marketplace is available to in 37 countries that includes Chile, Costa Rica (as of today) and Mexico in Latin America
The goods most users interact in the Marketplace are vehicles, furniture, as well as electronic devices and computers.
Go to our Help Center for more tips on how to buy and sell in Marketplace.