eBay shoppers are about to see more AI-generated product listings

eBay’s AI-powered product listing tool uses uploaded images to fill in key information
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eBay will give sellers the option to create entire product listings from just a photo using a generative AI tool, the company announced on Thursday. eBay believes the AI-driven product listings will accelerate the selling process, especially for new merchants who might feel overwhelmed by all the details they need to provide.

The new tool uses pictures uploaded by sellers to fill in details like a product title, description, item category, and other key information a buyer might want to know. Right now, it’s available only in the iOS app, and according to TechCrunch, it will be available on Android in the coming weeks.

As someone who spends a lot of time on eBay, I’ll be the first to say that the platform is sort of like the Wild West…

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