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Facebook is reportedly looking to take on TaskRabbit by allowing people to book gig workers for home repair or freelance jobs

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The TaskRabbit-like services tool would live on Facebook Marketplace, a place users can sell or exchange goods to one another.

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Facebook is reportedly looking to take on TaskRabbit by allowing people to book gig workers for home repair or freelance jobs

Facebook is reportedly looking to take on TaskRabbit by allowing people to book gig workers for home repair or freelance jobs

The TaskRabbit-like services tool would live on Facebook Marketplace, a place users can sell or exchange goods to one another.

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