- Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. PT – JMP Securities Technology Conference in San Francisco, CA
- Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET – Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference in New York, NY
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.