Tuesday, December 18, 2007

The Depth of eBay’s Problems 1: Disappointed Buyers - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

Stark reality check for eBay; also see  The Depths of eBay's Problems 2: Angry Sellers

I wrote a post Friday with the thought that Amazon should buy eBay, and readers nearly revolted at the idea. The outpouring of rage at eBay was of the sort we don’t see here for anything other than cellphone companies. The company is clearly getting hit by both buyers and sellers. I’ll write a post shortly on the frustrations of merchants on eBay.(UPDATE: That post is here.) Below is a sampling of the complaints from Bits readers.

The Depth of eBay’s Problems 1: Disappointed Buyers - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

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