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Facebook says a 'technical issue' caused illegal listings to flood its new Craigslist competitor (FB)

Facebook says that a "technical issue" allowed listings for drugs, animals, adult services, and other illegal items to appear in its new Craigslist competitor, Marketplace. In a statement to Business Insider, Facebook director of product management Mary Ku said the company is "working to fix the problem" and "closely monitoring our systems to ensure we are properly identifying and removing violations before giving more people access to Marketplace.
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