How do I find items to buy on Facebook Marketplace?
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We suggest following the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for how to stay healthy and help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) while buying and selling. Be sure to check and follow local laws and directives that may be in place during this time.
If you're meeting someone in person, we recommend arranging your meeting in a public, well-lit area or a police station. Let others know where you're headed. You can find a local law enforcement agency near you in the United States from the USACOPS directory. Read our tips for buying and selling responsibly on Marketplace and meeting someone from Marketplace in person.
To find items on Marketplace, you can:
- Search for something specific.
- Browse by category.
- Filter your results.
- Change the location of the items you're looking for.
Search By Category
If you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for, you can use categories to look through different groups of items from our list.
To browse categories:
Search For Something Specific
If you know exactly what you’re looking for, you can use the search box to type the name of the item.
To search for something specific:
Search By Location & Distance
Searching by location and distance lets you see items that are for sale near you.
To edit the location or distance:
Search By Filter
Filters are a list of words related to Marketplace listings that you can choose from to see matching items.
To add filters to categories: