In the Bay Area, craigslist probably comes up in conversations thousands of times every day. And increasingly, it's being talked about in places as far-flung as New York, Boston, Colorado and London.
Craigslist is a giant Internet bulletin board where people buy and sell their stuff, trade humor and political wisdom, look for dates, seek home repair advice, share their poetry and often just rant.
Some call the site a public forum. Others call it a classified market. Many call it an obsession.
Read the whole story at USA Today, September 29, 2004