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Facebook tests online market in Australia: Report

Facebook tests a marketplace

A select group of Facebook users have one more thing to like on the social network. The tech giant has begun testing its "Buy & Sell" button in regional Facebook groups in Sydney as well as in Auckland, New Zealand, according to Mashable.

Facebook first announced the new function in February.

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Different than eBay and Craigslist, Facebook sales are not anonymous. The new feature has price, location and description fields as well as a way to mark an item as sold.

A Facebook spokesperson told CNBC, "We are in the very early stages of testing a new way for more people to easily discover, buy, and sell items with other people on Facebook."

Read the full Mashable Australia report here.