Facebook apologises for drugs, guns and hedgehogs for sale on new Marketplace
The new feature only launched on Monday in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, but the social network admitted that a "technical issue" meant items had appeared for sale that violated the site's user policies.
Images of illegal drugs and firearms, as well as snakes and baby hedgehogs for sale were posted to other social media by early users of the service, as were adverts appearing to offer cash for manual labour. This violates Facebook's policy on the sale of non-physical items, including services.
Facebook said in a statement: "As we expanded Marketplace access, we... read more
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