Q: What is craigslist?
A: Local classifieds and forums - community moderated, and largely free.
Q: What can I find there?
A: Jobs, housing, goods, services, romance, local activities, advice - just about anything really.
Q: What is the origin of craigslist?
A: An email list of SF events started by Craig Newmark in 1995.
Q: Who runs craigslist?
A: Jim Buckmaster has been CEO since the year 2000.
Q: What is Craig up to these days?
A: Craig launched craigconnects in March 2011 to "connect the world for the common good".
Q: Is craigslist a nonprofit?
A: No, craigslist was incorporated as a for-profit in 1999.
Q: Why does craigslist still use a ".org" domain?
A: It symbolizes the relatively non-commercial nature, public service mission, and non-corporate culture of craigslist.
Q: How much traffic does craigslist get?
A: More than 50 billion page views per month
Q: How many people use craigslist?
A: More than 60 million each month in the US alone
Q: What languages does craigslist support?
A: Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Filipino, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portugese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Q: How many classified ads does craigslist receive?
A: craigslist users post well over 100 million classified ads each month (including reposts and renewals)
Q: How many job listings does craigslist receive?
A: More than 2 million new job listings each month
Q: What about craigslist discussion forums?
A: More than 200 million user postings in 100 topical forums
Q: How many employees does craigslist have, and where are its offices located?
A: 30-some craigslist staff work at offices located in San Francisco, CA
Q: Is craigslist hiring?
A: Yes! Current CL job openings are listed here
Q: How does craigslist support its operations?
A: Posting fees for jobs in 28 metro areas, brokered NYC apartments, and therapeutic services and tickets by dealer in the United States.
Q: How many craigslist sites are there?
A: More than 700 local sites in 70 countries
Q: What is the craigslist Charitable Fund (CCF)?
A: CCF, funded by craigslist, donates millions each year to worthy charities.