Press Releases

craigslist founder Craig Newmark Releases Survey of Public Attitudes on Election News Coverage; Little Confidence in News Outlets Shown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – As the nation gears up for a general election in November, and news outlets increasingly cover campaign stops and primary results, craigslist and craigconnects founder Craig Newmark has released the results of a survey of likely voters detailing their attitudes about what they look for… Read more »

craigslist and craigconnects founder Craig Newmark uses birthday and Twitter to raise funds for American Red Cross

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2011 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and the philanthropic venture craigconnects, is celebrating his 59th birthday by asking for a unique kind of gift – a tweet on Twitter about what someone considers the perfect gift this holiday season. Each time someone responds and tweets using… Read more »

craigslist and craigconnects founder Craig Newmark releases infographic detailing use of social media by nonprofits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2011 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects, today released an infographic detailing the use of social media by leading nonprofit organizations. The infographic is available for viewing on Newmark’s Facebook page at http://on.fb.me/r7pm9H “How the Top 50 Nonprofits Do Social Media” is a fact-filled, comprehensive… Read more »

craigslist and craigconnects founder Craig Newmark announces campaign to support veterans and military families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2011 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – craigslist and craigconnects founder Craig Newmark today launched a month-long campaign to support non-profit and government organizations that successfully work with veterans and military families. The campaign is part of his craigconnects initiative launched in March, and includes a $100,000 grant challenge for four highly… Read more »

Craig Newmark launches craigconnects

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 8, 2011) – craigslist founder Craig Newmark today launched craigconnects, a web-based initiative to help people work together for the common good using the Internet. craigconnects seeks to identify, connect and protect organizations engaged in work that is truly sustainable – socially responsible, self-perpetuating and replicable. The initiative’s primary platform is… Read more »