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Facebook Plunges Into Home Repair Matchmaking Service

Thursday, October 08, 2015   (0 Comments)
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.


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