Facebook Plunges Into Home Repair Matchmaking Service
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Posted by: Pam Heidel
Bloomberg Business reported that Facebook Inc. is the latest technology company that wants to connect consumers with a handyman. The social networking site is joining with Seattle startup Pro.com, which will help a Facebook Messenger user find a qualified contractor, get an instant quote and schedule an appointment within minutes on home projects from mounting a big-screen television to painting a room.
Facebook joins Amazon.com Inc., Google Inc. and a slew of startups seeking ways to make money from the $300 billion home-improvement market. Read more about the Facebook and Pro.com partnership on the Bloomberg Business website.