Technology Facebook Marketplace can help you find a new place to rent

22:06  09 november  2017
22:06  09 november  2017 Source:   Engadget

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" Marketplace is a popular place for people to look for a home to rent ," said Facebook 's Bowen Pan. "Now that we're adding listings from Apartment List and Zumper, people can search even more options in the U.S. to find a place to call home. First with vehicles and now with housing rentals , we're

Presumably the license is expensive, and Logitech would prefer to migrate users over to the newer Harmony Hub rather than spend money on outdated tech. First used cars, now rental units.

a screenshot of a cell phone in a parking lot © Provided by Engadget Facebook is rapidly expanding its offerings in its Marketplace section, pulling oft-searched items like used cars into its Craigslist competitor. Now the company is bringing housing rentals from Apartment List and Zumper into the fold, letting US users browse and search "hundreds of thousands" or rental units in Marketplace.

The initial roll out will include custom filters for various features like location, price, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, type of rental, pet-friendliness and square footage. Landlords will be able to upload 360-degree photos to their listings, too, which will let potential renters see rental units more completely.

"Marketplace is a popular place for people to look for a home to rent," said Facebook's Bowen Pan. "Now that we're adding listings from Apartment List and Zumper, people can search even more options in the U.S. to find a place to call home. First with vehicles and now with housing rentals, we're partnering with businesses to bring more ease and convenience for consumers."

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Facebook says messaging apps aren't turning people into hermits .
Think people are replacing face-to-face communication with gadgets and chat apps? Based on the survey commissioned by the Messenger team for the 25th anniversary of the first text ever sent (December 3rd, 1992), those who message their friends more often are 52 percent more likely to meet up with people in person than those who don't send messages as much. Makes sense, since the more you keep in touch, the more likely you are to set up meetings, parties and dates. "What we found is that messaging turns out to be not a wedge, but instead a bridge bringing us closer together," the team said.

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