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  1. 1. How Craigslist Works ? S1180014 Keiko Kuwana
  2. 2. Contents● Craigslist.org● Introduction● The Craigslist Networks● Craigslist Financials
  3. 3. Craigslist.org● Craigslist.org is now one of the most visited English language Websites, with local classifieds for more than 450 cities worldwide. The sites main function is to host classified ads that cover practically every category, including housing, job postings, items for sale, services and personals.
  4. 4. Introduction● Craigslist org has arange of broad categories, and each category has several subcategories,making it easy to navigate to the appropriate section quickly. For example, the"forsale" category features subcategories like computer, books, electronics, sporting, motorcycles and collectibles,among others.
  5. 5. Participation method● If you want to participatein forum discussions or post your own classifieds, you need to create a craigslist account. The only thing you need to be come a member is avalide- mailaddress.you receiving an email. Once youve done that, youve officially joined the craigslist community.
  6. 6. The Craigslist Networks● Caigslist communities appeal to abroad range of users. The simple, organized lay out and helpful search engine makes navigation easy. The executive team at craigslist maintains that the reason for the sites success is the user community. The team believes that craigslist gives users a place to communicate and help one another,fostering community spirit.
  7. 7. Craigslist Financials● The fee authorizes the user to post a job in one category if the user wishes to post the same job in multiple categories, he or she must pay a fee for each one.The apartment listing fee in New York City is $10 per brokered apartment rentalad. Job and housing ads in other cities are free.The site generates enough revenue to support its entire staff of 25 people.
  8. 8. Craiglist Ontroversy● One of the biggest challenges for the craigslist community is weeding out scam artists. Polices can craigslist for ads soliciting illegal goods or services. The terms of use on craigslist make it clear that the site has nothing to do with the content users post, that it will work with authorities in cases involving illegal activity and that violating the sites terms can result in stiff fines.

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