Online classifieds site OLX is making changes on its platforms that will see, among other things, ads more than two months old become automatically inactive.
This move was informed by the fact that a good number of users failed to pull down an ad once a sale has been made. Over time you get so many ads still being hosted on OLX that actually have been sold out.
That leads to buyers frustrations since when they go to OLX, the see so many ads but upon inquiry with the intention to purchase. They found out the product was already sold out, and that the given ad has since become stale.
As it works out, OLX had been hosting a number of stale ads, leading to buyer frustrations. The company has now decided that going forward, all ads will remain active for a maximum of two months; regardless of whether a sale was made or not.
This move will also likely improve engagement on the site, especially from the sellers’ front. As it has been the custom, a seller would upload pictures and description of the item they want to …read more
Read more here:: Ads placed on OLX will now expire after two months