How to sell items on Facebook Marketplace

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. Read Facebook tips for buying and selling responsibly on Marketplace and meeting someone from Marketplace in person.

When you sell something on Marketplace, you create a public listing that can be seen by anyone on Marketplace and in News Feed, search and other places on or off Facebook. All listings on Marketplace and buy and sell groups must follow Facebook Commerce Policies.

Tips to the market

  1. From your News Feed, click Marketplace in the left menu.
  2. Click Create New Listing, then click Item for Sale.
  3. Click Add Photos to upload a photo of your item from your computer.
  4. Enter the info about your item. To mark an item as Free, you can enter 0 as the price.
  5. Click Next. If Next is grayed out, make sure you’ve entered the information that’s required.
  6. Click Publish to post your Marketplace listing.

How to edit or delete listing on Facebook Marketplace

You can manage your listings on Marketplace by:

  • Editing the details of your listing.
  • Deleting your listing.
  • Marking your listing as sold or pending.

To edit the details of your Marketplace listing:

  1. From your News Feed, click Marketplace.
  2. Click Your Account.
  3. Click Your Listings.
  4. Click more on the listing you want to edit.
  5. Click Edit Listing.
  6. Edit your item’s details and then click Update.

To delete your Marketplace listing:

  1. From your News Feed, click Marketplace in the top left.
  2. Click Your Account.
  3. Click Your Listings.
  4. Click more on the listing you want to delete.
  5. Click Delete, then click Delete again.

Why wasn’t my Facebook Marketplace listing approved?

If you see There are issues with your product next to your listing, it wasn’t approved because it goes against Facebook Commerce Policies. Other people on Marketplace can’t see this listing.

Appeal or Delete a Listing

How do I appeal or delete a listing that wasn’t approved?

Please review Facebook Commerce Policies to see if the item is allowed on Marketplace. You can delete the listing if it goes against the Commerce Policies.

If you think we made a mistake, please fill out this form to ask us to take another look. Make sure to click or tap the box next to the item you want to appeal.

To see if your appeal was approved, please check your listing again in about 24 hours.

Commerce Policies

How do I know which policy my listing goes against?

If you can’t see the specific reason why your listing was removed, you can learn about the most common reasons Marketplace listings aren’t approved or read Facebook full Commerce Policies.

Can’t Access Marketplace

I can’t access Marketplace.

If you can no longer access Marketplace, learn how to appeal.

Note: The information above summarizes parts of the Commerce Policies for convenience, and isn’t intended to change the Commerce Policies.

How to get more views on your Facebook Marketplace listing

Tips For Creating Listings

Here are some things for you to consider when creating your listing on Marketplace:

  • Upload a clear photo of the item(s).
  • Write an accurate title for the listing.
  • Add a description of the listing. Adding a description helps users better understand the item(s).
  • Include tags. Tags are specific words used to help buyers discover related items on Marketplace.
  • Boost your listing. Boosting your Marketplace listing turns it into a Facebook ad, so more people nearby can see what you posted.

Sell Items On Marketplace

Learn more about how to sell an item on Marketplace.

Facebook Policy

To help keep Facebook Marketplace community safe, we review listings against Facebook Commerce Policies. Reviews of some listings may take longer to be approved than others.

Appeal or Delete A Listing That Wasn’t Approved

How do I appeal or delete a listing that wasn’t approved?

Please review Facebook Commerce Policies to see if the item is allowed on Marketplace. You can delete the listing if it goes against the Commerce Policies.

If you think we made a mistake, please fill out this form to ask us to take another look. Make sure to click or tap the box next to the item you want to appeal.

To see if your appeal was approved, please check your listing again in about 24 hours.