Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has announced that sellers will no longer be able to create vehicle & real estate/rentals listings using a Facebook business page and the Vehicles Tab and Manage Inventory tab in markets where this feature is currently available.
In a statement shared with Technext, the social media giants stated that this is a revolution in how technology may be displayed and assured that visual listings for vehicle & real estate/ rentals listings would be made available on Marketplace.
This change will become effective from January 30th, 2023.
Meta’s previous service changes
In 2022, Facebook introduced digital ways and training to help small-scale business owners connect to their potential customers digitally and grow their businesses. Meta has made some noticeable changes in the past, which have not degenerated their services so far. It is important to view their incoming changes the same.
Also, Meta changed value algorithm-based engagement or consumption over the connection. They reflected on a time when tech and entertainment companies were battling over consumers’ attention, whether on social media platforms or streaming services.
Facebook has also enhanced the level of its users’ privacy information by including a feature allowing users to discard false information. Also, the platform updated its messenger app last year and added some exciting features like the “reactions” feature.
Expectations from Meta after the changes
However, users have been made to expect the outcome of the changes to be an approachable one. As of January 30th, 2023, its users on the marketplace can still reestablish their businesses by creating vehicle & real estate/rental listings from their profile.
This is to remind its users that although Facebook will no longer allow the creation of business pages, previously existing business pages can still thrive because business owners can continue their businesses on their private pages.
For auto businesses, Meta explained that they would not cease investing in advanced solutions to supply them with the automobile sector’s needs in the future.
The third expectation by Meta is for its real estate business users in the marketplace that is, they will not be left out in creating real estate/rental listings from their profile.
Situations like this call for urgency. For Meta’s business users to not lose their data, Meta recommended that all existing listings be downloaded before the changes become effective.
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