Craigslist Launches Blog
Craigslist has launched an official blog, with the same extravagant super web 2.0 design as we have come to expect and love. No more lurking on the original Craig’s blog for fans, then. The blog lacks RSS which is a shame, but maybe they’ll add it further down the road. At least you can comment, in the very much 1995 forums directly connected to the blog posts. However, as Michael Arrington points out, it is technically a blog, although it looks like Darren Hoyt’s April Fools gag…
Edit: ReadWriteWeb to the rescue for us RSS junkies!
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a designer, writer, and blogger, and also the former editor of The Blog Herald. He used to be a hotshot in the gaming industry in Sweden, but sold everything and went International. Most recently he wrote a book called Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, and does loads of kickass design.
Looks like Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster is a bit peeved that somebody has a better blog than them. This is a very compelling story and will be closely watched. I don’t think CL has a leg to stand on.
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Interesting article about Craigslist.