Facebook is adding a new way for people to sell things to friends and neighbors on the social network. The company said on Tuesday that it will start rolling out new features to Facebook Groups, allowing users to list and find products for sale and to set pickup or delivery locations.
The feature is new, but the strategy—to compete with Craigslist—is a redo for Facebook. The company launched Facebook Marketplace in 2007 for selling used goods and finding housing. Two years later, Facebook offloaded Marketplace to a third party called Oodle.