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  • 1. Craigslist Financials● Craigslist started as a pet project but blossomedinto a full-fledged company.● Craig Newmark and Jim Buckmaster arent yourtypical corporate bigwigs.●Newmark and Buckmaster strive to keepcraigslist a service-based company focused ononline communities.
  • 2. Craigslist Controversy●One of the biggest challenges for the craigslistcommunity is weeding out scam artists.● The site has a section describing common scamtactics and what users should do if they comeacross them.●One scam that has popped up in severalcraigslist communities involves a buyeroverpaying for item.
  • 3. Craigslist Controversy● Police scan craiglist for ads soliciting illegalgoods or services. Newspapers have featuredseveral stories about cops busting prostitutionrings after finding them through craiglist.● The term of use on craigslist make it clear thatthe site has nothing to do with the content userspost.