Find out what's happening on eBay

As an eBay member, you'll want to stay informed about the latest eBay site news, events and programmes. Here are a few places you can check to keep up-to-date.

Situation Where to find out

You are having problem with the site, and want to see if it is an eBay site problem. Examples would include getting error messages when creating a listing or paying for an item through eBay checkout.

Sometimes we do have technical difficulties. You can check to see a list of site issues and the status by going to the System Announcements Board (on

You want to find out about new features and programmes.

You want to check to see what the latest changes in eBay rules are, including Feedback.

You have searched the Help pages, but can't find information on a feature. We at eBay are not only adding new features, but also retiring features to make the site more efficient.

General Announcement Board: This is the place to get the latest official eBay updates about site changes, promotions, new features, retired features, and other news.

Important news for sellers: If you want to know the latest on what's changing for sellers on

You want to see what other members are saying about a particular issue.

eBay's Discussion Boards are some of the best places to learn useful eBay tips and to discuss everything from art to clothing to bidding to seller tools.

Learn more about Discussion Boards.

If you'd like to receive an email to update you on the daily news.

You can subscribe to eBay's RSS feed. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an xml format eBay uses to aggregate and share eBay’s announcement board updates.

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