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*Photo: PLATON * The Internet's great promise is to make the world's information universally accessible and useful.So how come when you arrive at the most popular dating site in the US you find a stream of anonymous come-ons intermixed with insults, ads for prostitutes, naked pictures, and obvious scams?When his Twitter page asks him, "What are you doing?" he retweets in the voice of a squirrel."Run, run, run," he says.While many basic HTML tags are supported on Craigslist, advanced styles that make use of "div" tags and CSS are not supported.Craigslist provides a list of compatible HTML style tags on its help page."Dig, dig."Though the company is privately held and does not respond to questions about its finances, it is evident that craigslist earns stupendous amounts of cash.One recent report, from a consulting firm that counted the paid ads, estimates that revenue could top 0 million in 2009.
Any additional features are almost certainly superfluous and could even be damaging.
Public spirited and mild-mannered, politically liberal and socially awkward, Newmark has one trait that mattered a lot in craigslist's success: He is willing to perform the same task again and again.
During the company's first years, Newmark approved nearly every message on the list, and in the decade since he has spent much of his time eliminating offensive ones. He tends to interpret things literally, and when he was younger other people often confused him.
Subject to a highly unpredictable filtering system that produces daily outrage among people whose help-wanted ads have been removed without explanation, this site not only beats its competitors—Monster, Career Builder, Yahoo's Hot Jobs—but garners more traffic than all of them combined. But if you really want to see a mess, go visit the nation's greatest apartment-hunting site, the first likely choice of anybody searching for a rental or a roommate. With more than 47 million unique users every month in the US alone—nearly a fifth of the nation's adult population—it is the most important community site going and yet the most underdeveloped.
On this site, contrary to every principle of usability and common sense, you can't easily browse pictures of the apartments for rent. Think of any Web feature that has become popular in the past 10 years: Chances are craigslist has considered it and rejected it.