craigconnects: Connecting the World for the Common Good


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[Press Release]

Veterans and Military Families Campaign| PDF
craigconnects Launch


[Press Kit]

craigconnects Fact Sheet | PDF

Craig Newmark Bio and photo URLs | PDF
Craig Newmark Bio and photo links (in brief) | PDF


[Organizations Craig Supports]

List of organizations that are doing good things, and that Craig is actively involved with.


[Fun Craig Facts]

1. Craig’s hobbies include bird-watching, or at least watching the birds that conveniently visit him at his home office.

2. Forty years ago Craig had a “wall of hair.” Now he wears a hat. But it's NOT a beret.

Photo credit: Peter Vidor at

3. Craig never met a squirrel he didn’t like.

4. On Craig’s Facebook page, there’s a photo of him with President Obama. Craig is the one on the left.
5. There were 25 billion tweets sent in 2010. A lot of them were from @craignewmark.
6. Craig suffers from iPad Compulsive Disorder, and is addicted to Diet Mountain Dew.
7. Craig thinks he isn’t as funny as he thinks he is, but most people think he’s wrong.