We work out the trending price by crunching the data on the product’s sale price over the last 90 days.New refers to a brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item, while Used refers to an item that has been used previously.In March 2000, at the height of the dotcom boom, two entrepreneurs by the name of Simon Crookall and Michael Pennington had an idea to set up a classified ads website for Aussies, Kiwis and South Africans arriving in the city.That was when the Gumtree community was born, as thousands flocked to the site to find somewhere to live, a bit of furniture, and a job to pay for it all.
Scammers are swindling people out of out of hundreds or thousands of pounds by posting false products and services online.‘It’s time for online marketplaces to up their game and do more to protect their customers from dodgy dealings by strongly policing their websites, carrying out spot checks and immediately removing any risky ads.’ ‘Gumtree is an open platform which provides a free and easy way to buy and sell, meaning we do not track user information.
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Free ads service Gumtree is closing its dating and encounters section, claiming it's a reaction to customer feedback.
The e Bay-owned site said its dating section was giving lower levels of satisfaction than others, so it was closed before Christmas.