The company does not formally disclose financial or ownership information.Analysts and commentators have reported varying figures for its annual revenue, ranging from million in 2004, million in 2005, and , there have been no substantive changes to the usefulness, or the non-advertising nature of the site; neither banner ads, nor charges for a few services provided to businesses.In early 1995, he began an email distribution list to friends.Most of the early postings were submitted by Newmark and were notices of social events of interest to software and Internet developers living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. The number of subscribers and postings grew rapidly.The initial technology encountered some limits, so by Majordomo had been installed and the mailing list "Craigslist" resumed operations.
The Web site doesn't have any flashy animation or graphics -- its value comes from its utilitarian design and the contributions of its users.Buckmaster contributed the site's multi-city architecture, search engine, discussion forums, flagging system, self-posting process, homepage design, personals categories, and best-of-Craigslist feature. On August 1, 2004, Craigslist began charging to post job openings on the New York and Los Angeles pages.He was promoted to CEO in The website expanded into nine more U. On the same day, a new section called "Gigs" was added, where low-cost and unpaid jobs can be posted free.In this article, we'll look at craigslist's impact on the Internet, the corporate structure of the company and some of the controversies involving the Web site.In the next section, we'll learn about craigslist's presence on the Web.
For example, the "for sale" category features subcategories like computer, books, electronics, sporting, motorcycles and collectibles, among others. Craigslist offers a function that masks e-mail so that members don't have to worry about their address being openly available.