eBay Customer Service Phone Number0843 557 3780
Are you having problems with your account? Do you think there’s an illegal item listed? Has your account’s security been compromised? If so then call the eBay customer service team for immediate assistance.
Why Call the eBay Customer Service Number?
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- Questions about rules and policies
- Suspected account hacking
- Cannot sign in to account
How Does eBay Work?
eBay is an online auction website. You can list an item on eBay for people to bid on or simply sell it for a set price. Users will be able to find the item on the website based on the words used in your listing advertisement. The successful bidder will then send the payment to your PayPal account, which you can then dispatch to the buyer. The buyer will later rate your service on a four star scale so that others can tell whether you are reliable or not. Sellers similarly have the option to rate buyers. There are certain items you cannot sell on eBay in accordance with their terms and conditions. These include live animals, weapons, drugs and bootleg recordings. If you are unsure whether you can sell an item on eBay or if you suspect an illegal listing is on the website, contact the eBay customer service number. If you suspect someone has made a payment, sold an item or used your details without permission the customer service professionals at eBay can also protect your account.
In order to buy an item on eBay you just need to use the search bar at the top to narrow your search then read through the item list and chose a few items which fit your criteria. Carefully check images and descriptions to ensure you know everything about the item you are about to buy, you don’t want to bid on a damaged or broken item! having done this click on the username of the seller to check their feedback rating and read through some of the comments left by people who have previously dealt with them. Once you are happy you can proceed with the payment. The fastest, easiest and most secure way of paying is through Paypal. Most sellers on eBay use PayPal so it is well worth setting up an account if you haven’t already got one.
eBay is also a great place to sell items. If you have an account set up you just need to login and select the selling tab at the top. eBay’s system will then guide you through the process of listing your item. The most important part of this is putting the correct name in for your item and choosing the right category so that when people search for your item yours appears and is available for them to bid on. When you have finished inputting all the data about your item you can then choose to set the price at which you wish to sell your item. You can choose to set a buy it now price which is a fixed price which people can pay for your item or you can use an auction system where users can bid against each other to win the item.
eBay began life in 1995 as AuctionWeb. It was part of a larger personal site run by American-Iranian Pierre Omidyar. One of the first items he sold was a broken laser pen for $14. The traffic quickly reached enormous volumes and Omidyar was inundated with cheques. By early 2008 it had become a multimillion dollar business with locations in 30 different countries and millions of users across the globe. It now employes over 16,000 staff and boasts revenues of over $8 billion.
Some of the most attention grabbing items placed on eBay include a new species of sea urchin; the original Hollywood sign which sold for $450,000; and Britney Spears’ hair which went for a colossal $1 million.
The eBay support line is open on weekdays from 8am until 9pm and on weekends it is open from 9am until 6pm.
June 18th 2014
The car, a second-hand Volkswagen Golf from 1990, wasn’t in the greatest shape – its tyres look worn and its paintwork is growing elements of rust. Its owner said, “The car needs a bit of work to get it back on the road but it is a future classic.
“Hopefully the doll helps sell it,” he added.
The mannequin, a sex doll named Sandy, can be seen on the advert’s photographs posing both in and next to the car. In one shot she is kneeling next to the bodywork, pointing to a patch of rust; in another she is snapped ‘getting into’ the car.
The seller, Angus Dean, 47, wanted to grab the attention of potential buyers in a way that could help him sell the less-than-ideal motor. A resourceful friend – a father of three who wished not to be named, suggested using the mannequin as a lifelike alternative to a real model to pose for photographs of the car.
“I thought it was a great idea,” Angus said. “I’ve had people ringing up about it. We did the same with a ride-on mower and it sold straight away.”
Sandy’s owner says he uses the doll regularly for professional purposes as a more cost-efficient alternative to a real model, saying they ‘come without the fuss’.
“Poseable mannequins are ready and do what you need them to do. You don’t get the fuss you might get with models,” he said.
He also added that there was no need to “feed them, pick them up from the train station” or “pay them royalties”. He also commented that with so many other cars on sale on eBay, the mannequin is a great way to catch people’s attention.
June 13th, 2014
Three US states have joined together to launch a full investigation into the recent eBay data hacking disaster, following speculation of poor data security and slow incident response.
The incident involved hackers getting their hands on the personal data of potentially millions of eBay users including their encrypted passwords, names, dates of birth, phone numbers and email addresses. eBay said there was no evidence of suspicious activity on any of its user accounts, but has nevertheless issued warnings for customers to change their account passwords.
However, the multi-billion dollar eCommerce company is now undergoing investigation from the states of Connecticut, Florida and Illinois after users complained on eBay community forums about the company’s slowness to respond to the incident straight away, let alone warn its customers.
One user spoke about how it was “all over the news”, yet they had not at that point received an email from eBay notifying them of the situation.
“That’s a really poor incident response,” said cyber-forensics expert David Kennedy. “eBay should be held to a higher standard.”
Experts have also called into question the kind of security measures eBay had in place in order for such a compromising situation to occur. The investigation is set to focus on this in particular, along with the circumstances in which the breach took place, how many users have in fact been affected and how eBay has handled the crisis.
The investigation is being led by the FBI and a cyber-forensics team, and marks a considerable shift in the attitude of authorities towards companies that suffer high-profile breaches of their customer data. Companies are increasingly being held to account for their actions (or lack thereof) that lead to the security and privacy of the public being put at risk.
eBay has said it welcomes the investigation and, according to a spokeswomen, “proactively contacted a number of state, federal and international regulators and law enforcement agencies” following the breach.
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