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November 10, 2014

The Little List That Could


Ask anyone who’s ever desperately needed a roommate, a last-minute concert ticket, or a used ukulele: We would be lost without Craigslist. What started as a Bay Area email list in 1995 has grown into a massive hub of more than 100 million ads a month. The 25 Most Powerful Websites - Neatorama

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 10, 2014 7:39 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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It was gratifying to see that the head Head Case at the formerly-rational LGF didn't even get a mention (honorable or otherwise) in the context of PowerLine's takedown of Dan Rather (#24).

Posted by: AGoyAndHisBlog [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 10, 2014 6:35 AM

craigslist is probably the largest web based vehicle for spamming, scamming, and outright criming the world has ever known. And if you want your eddress harvested like you never imagined go post something there.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 10, 2014 10:40 AM

ghost - Yeah, it's sure that way here in the deep south - kind of a laughingstock. Maybe it fits right in with SF culture.

Posted by: BillH [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 10, 2014 2:04 PM

ghost — we also can include the "social media" which allow people to live virtual lives, never get face to face with anybody else. Come to think of it, better socially-deficient folks like that stay in the basement. Oh oh, drifting, that chemo'll do it to a guy.
Ahem, yes, include Facebook, Twitter, more of them than I care to name. All sources of spam, scam, crime, sex and murder. Gossip, rumors, political party adverts, character assassination, ain't nothing good about them unless you want to see the dismal and wretched lives some people live. And them basements don't even have windows, most of 'em.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 11, 2014 4:41 AM

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