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#1 Hypnic Jerk

Posted 20 October 2019 - 01:01 PM

ETÀ:  im NOT talking about Marketplace or BSS groups.  I’m talking about the video advertising on your FB feeds.


Now that Facebook has gone into advertising I’m curious, who’s bought something.

A few things have caught my eye - a hair clippy thing, plastic covers to stop using gladwrap, a board game The Train Game.  I haven’t taken the plunge though.

Edited by Hypnic Jerk, 20 October 2019 - 02:13 PM.


#2 ~J_F~

Posted 20 October 2019 - 01:10 PM

I buy stuff off FB all the time.

When I run my sewing business, all my sales were via FB!

Edited because of the OPs edit - I have purchased via the video advertising also.

Edited by ~J_F~, 20 October 2019 - 04:25 PM.


#3 notsoretro

Posted 20 October 2019 - 02:01 PM

Do you mean Marketplace or those sponsored ads? I've bought and sold heaps on FB Marketplace but haven't been game enough to try the more commercial offerings

#4 Ayr

Posted 20 October 2019 - 02:15 PM

I never buy through the sponsored advertising. Half the ones I get are fake sites selling fake designer gear or products for "free" just pay shipping and all the comments are negative under it.

I also don't use the general market place but I do use the community page for our area. I have got heaps of free stuff and given heaps of free stuff. I don't buy or sell just give away or accept freebies.

Edited by Ayr, 20 October 2019 - 02:18 PM.


#5 *Andi*

Posted 20 October 2019 - 04:00 PM

I was getting sponsored posts from tangled kids hair care for detangling brushes. I'm always looking for something that works well on DDs' fine/curly/knotty hair. I kept getting the ads because I clicked on it once, took the plunge and we all love them!

#6 chicken_bits

Posted 20 October 2019 - 04:29 PM

I learnt about ecoworx (now Koh) through FB advertising. I'm so glad I took the plunge and bought off them.

Make sure you do your research outside of fb though.

#7 Cerridwen

Posted 20 October 2019 - 05:21 PM

View Postchicken_bits, on 20 October 2019 - 04:29 PM, said:

I learnt about ecoworx (now Koh) through FB advertising. I'm so glad I took the plunge and bought off them.

Make sure you do your research outside of fb though.

So did I and thought it was complete crap. The spray mop I could have bought for 1/4 the price on Kogan or elsewhere and it broke within a few uses.  The product didn't do much more than water would do. The diamond sponges do all the work and I can buy them for almost peanuts on ebay.

I did buy Snag Tights via facebook and they are freaking amazing. They fit all shapes and sizes, they are comfortable, they come in pretty colours and they are cheap.

Edited by Cerridwen, 20 October 2019 - 05:37 PM.


#8 Kiwi Bicycle

Posted 20 October 2019 - 05:35 PM

I brought Modibodi period underwear and ads started showing up in my FB feed. I also brought Hickies silicone shoe lacing system,. Both purchases have been great. But of course I checked them out beforehand.




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