For People By People. The heart of Craigslist lies in the notion that it is truly user driven. The content is produced, published and edited by users of the website. The crux of social media is that content is produced by users of the website.
It’s Making Headlines. Remember the Craigslist Killer? The horrible events that unfolded last year are still making headlines. This deplorable event is tragic and awful, but it also created controversy worth noting.
“Best of Craigslist” posts are all over the Internet, displaying hilarious and zany posts others have shared. Huffington Post showcased the “Most Amazing Craigslist AD Up in Here,” furthering our love for crazy people posting things on CL. Craigslist is helpful, but it’s also hilarious.
In general, people are connecting with each other on Craigslist, and people are sharing content on Craigslist, the two fundamentals of what puts a website under the great big social media umbrella. Blackbird hereby declares Craigslist a social media website! Go forth and share!