French film star launches social classifieds by Steve Shipside in Marketplace 19 Dec 2011 French film star Christophe Lambert (Highlander, Greystoke) has launched a free classified ads site Surlecoup.fr, intended to be ‘a social network for buying and selling’. “The goal is to create a community and bring a more human side to exchanges between people,” the actor said in media interviews. Lambert said users could “sell, bu This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Christophe LambertFranceSurlecoup.fr Steve Shipside Steve Shipside has been a technology and business journalist since 1990. He has written for numerous daily newspapers (Guardian, Times, Telegraph etc.), websites (including the BBC), and TV (he was a presenter for the Blue Chip business program on Sky TV). Over the years he has written just about everything from celebrity chef interviews for Healthy Eating magazine to Spice Girls profiles for French fashion magazine Citizen K. His specialty, however, is communications and marketing, which is a subject that he covered extensively for Wired as well as trade titles Campaign, Ads International, and Revolution. He has also published books on e-marketing (Capstone), presentations (Dorling Kindersley), communicating effectively (DK), and CVs (Dummies guides). He is based in Paris and London and writes news, features, and analysis on the U.K. and French markets for the AIM Group, as well as training French newspaper journalists in the dark arts of social media.