Ex-eBay Exec Sentenced In Stalking Seeks Early Release Members Public

Ex-eBay Security Exec Philip Cooke convicted in cyberstalking scandal seeks early release citing medical issues & harsh prison conditions.


eBay To Open Wear 'Em Out Sneaker Pop Up Shop May 27-29 Members Public

eBay is playing the pop up shop game again with a Memorial Day weekend sneaker event encouraging shoppers to wear their new kicks out the door.


eBay Requires SMS Verification, Security For Payment Update Members Public

eBay UK alerts sellers upcoming changes to Payments will require enhanced security measures & SMS text message verification.

eBay Collaborates With Snapchat For Social Sharing Members Public

eBay is collaborating with Snapchat to expand social sharing with ready made templates, stickers & effects.


eBay Updates Jewelry Policy Effective May 25, 2022 Members Public

eBay updates Jewelry policy to require more accurate description of natural, simulated, dyed & lab created stones.


eBay Community Chat Changes -Less Engagement & Support Members Public

eBay community staff announce weekly open-ended chat being discontinued, replaced with monthly chat on limited topics.


eBay Blocks American Express For Select Categories In Managed Payments Members Public

It appears eBay may be blocking users from paying with American Express in Fine Jewelry, Watches, & Coins categories.

Fees & Payments

eBay Partners With Phonecheck To Certify Refurbished Phones Members Public

eBay adds additional certification to Certified Refurbished mobile devices in partnership with Phonecheck.


Etsy Updates Search To Include Descriptions Members Public

Etsy announces updates search to include keywords & phrases in descriptions for ranking.


eBay Workforce Diversity & Corporate Culture Members Public

eBay's latest Diversity Report shows some gains, some work still needed as they unveil new Culture & Workforce page on corporate website.


Etsy Design Awards 2022 Members Public

Etsy's annual Design Awards contest has officially opened with submissions being taken from May 16-May 27.


eBay Ongoing Technical Issues Members Public

eBay community staff tracks ongoing technical issues, provides ticket IDs & required info to report to support.

Tech Issues

eBay's New View Counting Policy & Reports Members Public

Breakdown of eBay's new listing views calculation that filters out bot views & only shows last 30 days by default.


eBay Glitch Sets View Counter Back To Zero Members Public

eBay sellers report listing view counts have been randomly reset to 0 - will they return or are they gone for good?

Tech Issues

eBay Relisting Dates - Bug Or Intentional Change? Members Public

eBay sellers have noticed strange things with start dates when items are manually relisted - glitch or unannounced change?


eBay Upstream Connection Error Members Public

eBay users report intermittent :upstream connection error" when trying to access the site.


Value Added Resource Week In Review 5-15-22 Members Public

eBay stalking scandal, infant formula shortage, Etsy billing errors, eBay tech issues, Poshmark seller boycott & more in this week in review!

Week In Review

eBay Canada Integrates Directly With FedEx Members Public

eBay Canada announces sellers will be able to print FedEx labels directly through eBay, starting Spring 2022.


What Role Should The Post Office Play In Identity Verification? Members Public

An OIG report considers how USPS could contribute to efforts to prevent identity fraud & provide secure identity verification.


eBay's Ex-Director Global Resiliency To Plead Guilty In Stalking Case Members Public

Ex-eBay executive David Harville will plead guilty to avoid trial in bizarre stalking scandal that targeted bloggers.


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