- Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 11:40 a.m. PT – Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco, CA
- Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 3:15 p.m. PT. – Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in San Francisco, CA
By letting users carry out transactions with local businesses on its site and apps, Facebook stands to collect valuable data and give businesses more incentive to buy ads.
While free to use, the company's new Marketplaces service could yield valuable data about what Facebook users are shopping for at any given moment.