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DoorDash partners with Meta to test delivery of Facebook Marketplace items


DoorDash, a technology company connecting consumers with their favorite businesses, has confirmed that it has teamed up with Facebook Marketplace to deliver the latter’s items up to 15 miles away in the US. 

According to WSJ, the service will pick up and deliver items that fit in a car trunk. The drivers are expected to make deliveries within 48 hours or less.

From Meta’s point of view, the partnership is to get young people on board and make them use Marketplace often, adds WSJ. The partnership announcement comes after Meta added DoorDash’s chief executive, Tony Xu, to its board back in January.

As per the company, DoorDash Drive, its B2B service that provides drivers to merchants through their own website or app, is now in the early stages of testing a service that will allow DoorDash drivers to pick up and drop off Facebook Marketplace items to customers.

Meta and DoorDash are currently piloting in various cities in the US, allowing drivers to earn more. In addition, the partnership is to achieve its mission to expand its service to more products other than food items. 

Having said that, company has expanded its services to deliver toiletries, prescriptions, household essentials, clothing, cosmetics, and more. The company has partnered with Rite Aid, Bed Bath & Beyond, JCPenney, and Sephora, among other retailers.

Currently, the Facebook Marketplace only allows larger items to be delivered through Dolly, an on-demand delivery company. 


Based out of San Francisco, DoorDash is a food delivery platform connecting customers with local and national businesses. The company is passionate about transforming local businesses and dedicated to enabling new ways of working, earning, and living. 

By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, Doordash is bringing communities closer. In addition, it connects customers with their favorite local and national restaurants. Andy Fang, Evan Moore, Stanley Tang, and Tony Xu founded DoorDash in 2013. 

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