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
  • 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)

    …. Declining trust in security is not a new trend. There seems to be a disconnect wherein companies aren’t providing clear security protocols and users aren’t taking advantage of the tools to protect themselves. Clearer communication of the benefits of security tools could go a long way to solving both problems. View the infographic below–from Craig Newmark, Rad Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies–for more details. Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Harassment Continues on Social Networks (Infographic)

    … online by someone they knew. 63 percent of online harassment happens on Facebook. 47 percent of millennials have either personally experienced harassment or know someone who has—unchanged since 2014. 62 percent of daily Tinder users (three-quarters of whom are millennials) have been harassed online. 55 percent of adults who reported harassment…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • 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…

    Greg's Corner- 11 readers -
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