Tag: Craigslist


The rise and fall of Backpage

The rise and fall of Backpage

The rise and fall of Backpage is the subject of a 6,000-word article in Reason. How did the site go from law enforcement friend to ultimate foe, with its co-founders confined to house arrest?


OfferUp launches OfferUp Autos

OfferUp launches OfferUp Autos

Seattle-based OfferUp, a popular app for trading second-hand goods, has launched OfferUp Autos to focus on the needs of used car buyers, sellers and dealers. 

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Paintings scam artist pleads guilty

Paintings scam artist pleads guilty

Sentencing is set in May for a man who tried to scam an art museum out of $5 million by advertising on Craigslist that he had stolen Vermeer and Rembrandt paintings.


LetGo now lists real estate in the U.S.

LetGo now lists real estate in the U.S.

Classifieds app LetGo now includes real estate listings in the U.S. It’s the first time the startup has extended its categories beyond used stuff, and the move positions it as a stronger competitor to Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace.

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Facebook adds LinkedIn-like private resumes

Facebook adds LinkedIn-like private resumes

Facebook’s job functionality just took a step closer to LinkedIn. Facebook members can now create “resumes” (Facebook calls them “work histories”), to share privately when members job-hunt. It brings the company closer to LinkedIn's profile/resume functionality, although one analyst wondered whether Facebook has its focus set on LinkedIn, or Craigslist?



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