Face mask price-gougers set up a black market on Facebook and Instagram

Originally published at: Face mask price-gougers set up a black market on Facebook and Instagram

Facebook, Instagram‘s parent company has stopped allowing ads or commerce listings for face masks, hand sanitizers, disinfecting wipes, or COVID-19 test kits. As a worldwide shortage of face masks threatens medical professionals in hospitals and treatment centers, a black market has emerged for them on the platforms. On these black markets, people simply create anonymous…