LinkedIn faces investigation after data of 500 MILLION users were found for sale on marketplace 

LinkedIn faces investigation by Italian watchdog after data of 500 MILLION users were found for sale on hacker marketplace Approximately two-thirds of the platform’s 740million user base has been affected by the breach  The dataset breach was confirmed by a spokesperson from LinkedIn who said that ‘scraping’ members data violated terms and services Italian data protection … Read more

Savvy homeowner upcycles £40 sideboard she bought on Facebook Marketplace into stylish showstopper

A savvy homeowner has revealed how she upcycled a secondhand sideboard into a stylish showstopper in under one week – and all for just £130.  Alexandra Carton, 28, who lives with her boyfriend Jonathan in Durham, had some extra time on her hands after her hair salon EnBeauté closed due to the lockdown, so decided to have a … Read more

Australian man accused of running the world’s biggest ‘dark web’ online marketplace for drugs

Australian man is accused of running the world’s biggest ‘dark web’ online marketplace for deadly drugs and stolen credit cards – with the site turning over $220million An Australian man accused of running $220million illegal dark web marketplace  The man was arrested at the German border and the website was shut down  Investigation followed discovery … Read more

Which online marketplace should you sell on? A guide for small firms

Online shopping has grown faster than ever this year in the coronavirus pandemic, driven by necessity as people were told to stay home But people aren’t just spending money to get goods delivered to their homes or collect because of Covid-19 restrictions, they are also opting to do so as popular high street stores close and … Read more

Holidaymaker gives a £750 caravan bought on Facebook Marketplace a modern makeover for under £200

A savvy holidaymaker has told how she managed to snap up a bargain caravan for £750 and set about transforming it herself – all for just £198.   Vicky Hibberd, 25, from Stoke on Trent, told how she bought the vehicle on Facebook Marketplace and gave it a new lease life using Frenchic paint and accessories … Read more