Why is Craigslist so weird?

Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster

Iconic Internet company Craigslist is a strange beast: The founder of the simple, text-based online classified site spends a great deal of his time as a customer service rep reading ad submissions and responding to complaints; the company refuses to adopt new features that most users expect from other sites; and Craigslist intentionally limits its profitability by charging for only a few kinds of classified ads.

Guest: Gary Wolf, Wired


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