Facebook is uniquely positioned in that it already has a massive base of active users, so it doesn’t really have to worry about being first to market with a new product. Facebook Messenger is a perfect example. The mobile messenger craze has already been around for years, but Facebook swooped in and zoomed right past the competition because it was able to place its new app in front of hundreds of millions of Facebook users.
So what’s next for the social networking giant? Watch out, Craigslist and eBay, because Facebook just launched a new product called Facebook Marketplace that lets users buy and sell anything they want quickly and easily. More →