How Craigslist Works? Group B s1170178 Yuya Ito s1170210 Hirofumi Hori
What is Craigslist?(1)● Craigslists founder is Craig Newmark and CEO is Jim Buckmaster.● Originally, Craigslist only listed classified and announcements within San Francisco.● Craigslist started as a pet project but blossomed into a full-fledged company.● Craigslist is one of most visited English language Web sites.● Craigslist has very nice corporate philosophy.
What is Craigslist?(2)● Craigslists main function is to host classified ads like housing, job postings, items for sale, services and personals.● Craigslists design is utilitarian and users is very contributive.● Craigslist covers a range of broad categories, but, for subcategories, users make it easy to navigate to the appropriate section quickly.
Craigslist Network● Craigslist expands beyond Craig Newmarks original concept and added other cities to its network.● Craigslist gives users a place to communicate and help one another and foster community spirit.● Craigslit is useful because layout is organized and search engine is helpful.● Craigslist members post on the forums, shop online, trade tips and make new friends.
Craigslist Financials● Craigslist expanded to cover more cities and communities because of becoming a powerful financial force in the process.● Craigslist earns revenue by setting fees for job posting in a few cities and for apartment listing.● Craigslist can use for free in most cities.● Craigslist generates enough revenue to support its entire staff of 25 people.● Craigslist doesnt sell advertising space now and in the future.
Craigslist Controversy● One of the biggest challenges for the Craigslist community is weeding out scam artists.● Craigslist describes common scam tactics and what users should do if they come across them in the section.● Police scan Craicslit for ads solicting illegal goods or services.● The user must pay a stiff fine when the user ciolates the sites term or law.● When the users post to Craigslist, the user must understands and accepts the terms.
Summary● Craigslist is community site by users for user.● Craigslists page is very simple and useful.● Craigslist can get and send various ads like housing, job posting and so on.● Craigslist expands more cities and communities step by step.● Craigslist is the one of the most visited English language Web site.