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Gumtree News

Gumtree is a classified ads site owned by eBay
By Dan Wilson December 8, 2016 - 11:31 am

Gumtree classifieds site to display eBay listings

eBay have announced in a blog post that they will begin showing eBay items on Gumtree classifieds sister and other eBay owned classified businesses across the globe including Gumtree UK classifieds site and German classifieds site, Kleinanzeigen, by the end of 2016. You can find out

Gumtree SA adds payments to become a marketplace

Gumtree is a classified ads site. It's akin to the free ads in your local newspaper - you see an ad for something you want, contact the seller usually by phone or email and arrange to meet and pay for your purchase. Now Gumtree, at

Facebook takes on eBay, Gumtree and Craigslist with Marketplace feature

Facebook is making a serious bid into the ecommerce marketplace space with the launch of a new feature billed as 'Marketplace'. Facebook has long been a forum where people have sold things to each other but this formalises and streamlines the process. Facebook users will

Gumtree introduces new Motors trading features and fees

If you're selling a single car, or many vehicles on Gumtree, change is coming your way. In October they'll be introducing a tiered price structure and also encouraging verification with a mandatory HPI check. There will be three pricing plans: Basic, Plus and Premium. Gumtree is

Would you use an ‘Internet Purchase Exchange Location’?

Greater Manchester Police launched their ‘Internet Purchase Exchange Location’ scheme, a place where people who are trading goods online can meet potential buyers or sellers in a safe environment. The concept is simple according to the Police. An Internet Purchase Exchange Location is a designated area

eBay has a billion listings for the first time

On Wednesday eBay delivered its second quarter results. Earnings were in line with analyst expectation and represented $0.38 per undulated shares on total revenues of $2.2 billion up 7% year on year. You can digest the numbers more fully here. Doubtles we'll be able to

Gumtree hacked, email addresses compromised

Gumtree has been hacked with user names compromised. Personal details such as contact names and phone numbers which if provided are made publicly available on the site, were also accessed. Passwords apparently were kept secure and Gumtree says that the breach only affects some users based

Gumtree launches new TV ads

eBay owned UK classifieds site Gumtree continues its marketing push following a site refresh and a rebrand to make it "less Australian". It's cute enough as TV ads go. The theme is: "opportunity starts on Gumtree." Here's the ad spot: https://youtu.be/V6yghqVksoU The campaign launches with a 30

Gumtree is trying to be less Australian

On Monday, as I went to place an ad, I noticed that Gumtree has changed its look and feel. Take a look at the site yourself and you'll see the logo and homepage has been refreshed. And the reason for the change seems to be that

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