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2016 in Headlines for Online Marketplaces


    Take a quick trip through the year with some of the biggest headlines for online marketplaces in 2016. 

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    2016 was both a scary and exciting year for the online marketplace industry. As we enter 2017 there are a lot of unknown questions. Will Facebook continue its push into the classifieds territory? What will Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn actually mean?

    Can fake news and reviews be combated, and will Amazon and Facebook win with their current approach?

    We will continue researching, reporting, and commenting on industry trends and news here at Implio in 2017 so make sure you sign up for our blog!

    Thank you for an exciting 2016. See you in the new year.


    GM invests in Lyft

    Facebook Sales Groups

    Uber Launches UberEats

    Besedo Launches Implio

    Wallmart Announces Online Focus

    Facebook Trending News Controversy

    Wallapop and Letgo Merge

    EU illegalizes Online Hate Speech

    Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn

    Naspers Invests in Udemy

    Pokemon Go Launches

    Top Nigerian Scammer Arrested

    Napalm Girl Controversy

    Besedo and ioSquare Merge

    In-App Payments to Messenger Bots

    Shopify Allows Direct Sales in Messenger

    Facebook Launches Marketplaces

    Bumble Bans Mirror Selfies

    eBay Launches ShopBot

    Apple Sues Amazon Vendor

    Amazon Limits Reviews

    Facebook to Fight Fake News

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