" Craigslist (stylised as craigslist) is an American classified advertisements site with sections dedicated to tasks, real estate, up for sale, products desired, solutions, community service, gigs, résumés, as well as likewise conversation forums.

Craig Newmark started the solution in 1995 as an e-mail circulation list to buddies, including local events in the San Francisco Bay Location. It ended up being an online service in 1996 in addition to raised into different other identified groups. It began broadening to other U.S. cities in 2000, and also currently covers 70 countries.

In March 2008, Spanish, French, Italian, German, and also Portuguese happened the preliminary non-English languages Craigslist sustained. As of August 9, 2012, over 700 cities and also areas in 70 countries had Craigslist sites. Some Craigslist web sites cover big regions instead of details cities-- for example, the U.S. states of Delaware along with Wyoming, the Colorado Western Slope, the California Gold Country, and likewise the Upper Peninsula of Michigan are amongst the areas with their very own Craigslist websites. Craigslist sites for some large cities, such as Los Angeles, furthermore consist of the capability for the user to concentrate on a details area of a city (such as primary Los Angeles).".