In December 2006, at the UBS Global Media Conference in New York, Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster told Wall Street analysts that Craigslist had little interest in maximizing profit, and instead preferred to help users find cars, apartments, jobs and dates.Craigslist's main source of revenue is paid job ads in select American cities.There was no moderation and Newmark was surprised when people started using the mailing list for non-event postings.People trying to get technical positions filled found that the list was a good way to reach people with the skills they were looking for. User demand for more categories caused the list of categories to grow.
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.Newmark registered "craigslist.org", and the website went live in 1996.In January 2000, current CEO Jim Buckmaster joined the company as lead programmer and CTO.Once you've done that, you've officially joined the craigslist community.Craigslist users act like the site's watchdogs by monitoring the content that gets posted.The initial technology encountered some limits, so by Majordomo had been installed and the mailing list "Craigslist" resumed operations.Community members started asking for a web interface.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.All transactions are between the person who posted the ad and the person responding to it.The Gigs category is for short-term work assignments rather than permanent jobs.Craigslist (stylized as craigslist) is an American classified advertisements website with sections devoted to jobs, housing, for sale, items wanted, services, community service, gigs, résumés, and discussion forums. In March 2008, Spanish, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese became the first non-English languages Craigslist supported.