Facebook Marketplace has had a checkered history. It went from a miserable failure to a great trading platform after its re-introduction in 2016. Today, it’s a great place to sell and buy anything online. And don’t underestimate Facebook’s sheer size. The billions of users active on Facebook make it easy for numerous listings to be available for any user, regardless of the physical location.
However, nothing is ever perfect, including Facebook. Hence, the platform has some disadvantages, and the Facebook Marketplace scams are among the main ones.
If you’re going to join the Facebook Marketplace world, you must keep yourself safe from those scams. That means knowing what threats you could face, how to prevent them, and how to deal with them if they happen. Let us tell you all about it!
Facebook Marketplace top scams – The quick list
We will deal with each type of scam in detail later in this article. But for those in a rush and only need to read the gist, here’s our quick list.