Founder of Craigslist.org, Craig Newmark shares about the success of Craigslist and his personal business style.
He was interviewed last month during the PRSA International Conference where he gave a keynote on Social Media and Democracy.
Craig Newmark is the internet entrepreneur who founded the popular San Francisco based website Craigslist.org, a non-commercial community bulletin board with classifieds and discussion forums.
A site that gets 12 billions hits a month.
2:57 – Newmark on the reach and rank of Craigslist.org.
3:40 – Newmark on where the mainstream news media is headed.
5:06 – Newmark on whether news media is or is not a social service.
6:36 – Newmark on the waning media’s roll in acting as a check and balance against government.
7:54 – Newmark on the ideas behind the look and feel of his site.
10:11 – Newmark on his personal financial situation.
11:56 – Newmark shares some advice on what makes social media work.
13:34 – Newmark describes Craigslist.org’s impact on the classified sections in newspapers.
14:33 – Newmark on the impact of the economic crisis on Craigslist.org.
14:59 – Newmark on his favorite Craislist.org posting.
15:50 – Newmark on shutting down Craigslistfinder.com.
17:32 – End
By Knight Foundation – PF1_5591, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=85652542
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