Craig Newmark

Craig Alexander Newmark (born December 6, 1952) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for being the founder of the San Francisco-based international website Craigslist.
Posts about Craig Newmark
    • Does craigslist’s founder really want to stop hate speech?

      (Disclaimer: This post will be discussing frank topics that may be disturbing to some readers) It was announced recently that a number of tech luminaries would be investing in a start-up called Factmata. Factmata’s purpose is to use artificial intelligence (A.I.) in order to “help social media companies, publishers and advertising networks weed out fake news, propaganda, clic ...

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  • Craigslist founder spends half a million to combat harassment, just not at craigslist

    … Craigslist founder spends half a million to combat harassment, just not at craigslist Craigslist founder and namesake, Craig Newmark, has recently donated $500,000 of his own money in order to combat the “trolling, harassment and cyber-bullying” of users of a certain website. Of course that website is craigslist right? Um not exactly. Newmark…

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  • Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

    … they were two years ago, and those aged 65 and older are the least trusting group of all. However, with increases in daily active users of up to 5 percent on almost every major social site, social media use is up overall. Even niche services like Vine and Tinder gained 8 percent and 6 percent more daily users, respectively. Tumblr was the only site…

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  • Harassment Continues on Social Networks (Infographic)

    … Despite constant efforts by social networks to protect their users, a new survey by Craig Newmark found that harassment still runs rampant. Newmark—founder of craigslist, craigconnects, Rad Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies—found that 22 percent of social network users were victims of bullying, harassment and threatening behavior in 2016…

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  • Off Topic Friday: Craig’s new modest $6M NYC digs

    … Off Topic Friday: Craig’s new modest $6M NYC digs Not an accurate depiction. Or is it? Craig Newmark, founder of the list that bears his name, likes to portray himself as a man of the people. Mr. Newmark likes to say that he’s not about the money. If you were to see craigslist’s home office you may think that was true. The building in San…

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