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Why Craigslist is such a mess

41 mins | Sep 4, 2020
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It is the most important community site going and yet the most underdeveloped. Craigslist began in 1995 as a mailing list with announcements of events of interest for technical people but is now known as the most notorious online classifieds advertising site. WIRED magazine takes a deep dive into what makes the site so strangely successful.

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