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Today, Craigslist is one of the most well known of all online urban communities
on the web. It allows people to place free classified adverts relating to various
subjects, as well as having forums where people can discuss various topics.
Craigslist was founded by Craig Newmark from the San Francisco Bay Area in
1995. Then it became incorporated in 1999. Since its incorporation as of
November 2006, there were over 450 cities where a Craigslist has been
The business now operates with a team of 24 people, and the only way they
make any revenue today is through the job adverts paid for in selected cities
around the States. Ads placed by companies in the San Francisco Bay Area
cost $75, while those placed by companies or businesses in New York, Los
Angeles, San Diego, Boston, Seattle and Washington DC will cost them $25 for
each advert placed. Also today, a real estate broker will need to pay $10 for any
apartment listings they place on Craigslist for New York.
Today, this site is receiving over 500,000 new job listings each month, and so
makes it one of the top job boards in the world today. The classified adverts that
are placed on this site range from more traditional ones where people are able to
buy and sell goods, to community announcements .even personal adverts or
erotic services are being provided through this site.
In its early years, most of the postings placed on the Craigslist were submitted by