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History[ edit ] Craig Newmark , the founder of Craigslist, in Having observed people helping one another in friendly, social, and trusting communal ways on the Internet via the WELL , MindVox and Usenet , and feeling isolated as a relative newcomer to San Francisco, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark decided to create something similar for local events.

Most of the early postings were submitted by Newmark and were notices of social events of interest to software and Internet developers living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Soon, word of mouth led to rapid growth. The number of subscribers and postings grew rapidly. There was no moderation and Newmark was surprised when people started using the mailing list for non-event postings.

This led to the addition of a jobs category. User demand for more categories caused the list of categories to grow. The initial technology encountered some limits, so by June Majordomo had been installed and the mailing list "Craigslist" resumed operations.

Community members started asking for a web interface. In April , when Newmark learned of other organizations called "List Foundation", the use of this name was dropped. Craigslist incorporated as a private for-profit company in He was promoted to CEO in November On the same day, a new section called "Gigs" was added, where low-cost and unpaid jobs can be posted free.

With more than 80 million new classified advertisements each month, Craigslist is the leading classifieds service in any medium. The site receives more than 2 million new job listings each month, making it one of the top job boards in the world. In , Craigslist operated with a staff of 28 people. The company does not formally disclose financial or ownership information.

The company was believed to be owned principally by Newmark, Buckmaster and eBay the three board members. Content policies[ edit ] As of , mashup sites such as padmapper. In June , Craigslist changed its terms of service to disallow the practice.

In July , Craigslist filed a lawsuit against padmapper. Any tool or service can be misused. To the millions of spouses, partners, and couples who met through craigslist, we wish you every happiness!

On May 13, , Craigslist announced that it would close the erotic services section, replacing it with an adult services section to be reviewed by Craigslist employees. This decision came after allegations by several U.

The site initially replaced the adult services page link with the word "censored" in white-on-black text. It would likely result in the takedown of what might otherwise be perfectly legitimate free expression.

However, the removal was applauded by many state attorneys general and some other groups fighting sex crimes. Craigslist said that there is some indication that those who posted ads in the adult services section are posting elsewhere.

Users may flag postings they believe to be in violation of Craigslist guidelines. Flagging does not require account login or registration, and can be done anonymously by anyone. Flagging can also alert Craigslist staff to blocks of ads requiring manual oversight or removal. This growing trade economy has been documented on the television program Barter Kings and the blog One red paperclip.

Gordon Crovitz , writing for The Wall Street Journal , criticized the company for using lawsuits "to prevent anyone from doing to it what it did to newspapers", contrary to the spirit of the website, which bills itself in a "noncommercial nature, public service mission, and noncorporate culture". The Swedish luxury marketplace website Jameslist. In , Craigslist sued PadMapper, a site that hoped to improve the user interface for browsing housing ads, and 3Taps, a company that helped PadMapper obtain data from Craigslist, in Craigslist v.

This led users to criticize Craigslist for trying to shut down a service that was useful to them. It accepts charitable donations, and rather than directly funding organizations, it produces "face-to-face events and offers online resources to help grassroots organizations get off the ground and contribute real value to the community".

Since , the Craigslist Foundation has hosted eight annual conferences called Boot Camp, an in-person event that focuses on skills for connecting, motivating and inspiring greater community involvement and impact. In popular culture[ edit ] This section needs additional citations for verification.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Craigslist Joe August , a documentary featuring a year-old man living for 31 days solely from donations of food, shelter, and transportation throughout the U.

The premise of the sitcom New Girl centers around a girl Zooey Deschanel who looks on Craigslist to find new roommates. She misunderstands one of the listings and ends up moving in with three men, when she had intended to find female roommates. Theatre[ edit ] In November , Ryan J. The player can browse the site and view numerous satirical adverts. Songs[ edit ] In June , "Weird Al" Yankovic released a song entitled " Craigslist ", which parodied the types of ads one might see on the site.

In , composer Gabriel Kahane released an album of his satirical art songs for voice and piano, entitled "Craigslistlieder," using excerpts from real Craigslist ads as text.


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