72% of the ‘Louis Vuitton’ bags, belts and sunglasses on Gumtree are fake – here’s how the experts can tell

2019-06-03 13:36

A team of authenticators found that less than 30% of second-hand Louis Vuitton items for sale on SA's largest marketplace has even a chance of being the real thing – and Gumtree says its numbers show it is even worse elsewhere.

Facebook launches Marketplace in SA to disrupt classifieds industry

2018-01-23 11:54

Social network Facebook will roll out Marketplace in South Africa in the following weeks in competition with existing platforms Gumtree and OLX as it hopes to disrupt the local classifieds industry.

Amazing and funny pet ads on Gumtree/OLX

2015-07-06 10:46

Got no friends? It might be that boa constrictor you keep in a cage in your bedroom. Or the nest of tarantulas. Check out these amazing/funny pet ads on Gumtree and OLX.

The funniest wedding classifieds the internet has to offer

2015-05-18 14:38

Classifieds are probably not the best place to go wedding shopping.

The 9 circles of hell of flat-hunting in Cape Town

2015-03-13 15:15

This fashion blogger knows the struggle of house hunting in Cape Town and here are some examples of the hellish journey...

The 10 weirdest things today on Gumtree/OLX

2015-02-04 10:52

Let the buyer beware – and nowhere is it more apt than when searching for something on the online Classifieds.


Apparently selling your cheating boyfriend's car on Gumtree is not illegal - here's how we found out

2019-03-22 13:12

It is not clear whether the car is still up for sale.

SA's 'Gumtree for gamers' sees massive growth

2017-05-09 14:22

Local website GamesTrader has become a hub to buy, sell and trade game titles for consoles online.

Would you pay money for these seriously ugly shoes?

2015-06-08 11:16

Shoes are a bit like mattresses – you wouldn’t really want someone else’s, would you? Tell that to these advertisers in the classifieds.

The Mickey Mouse tombstone and 9 other strange things

2015-04-20 12:12

These funeral ads on Gumtree and OLX are guaranteed to scare the life out of anyone.

9 more weird Gumtree/OLX ads

2015-02-18 12:59

It’s a weird world, and nowhere is it weirder than in the online classifieds. Check these ads out.

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