You can also keep an eye on specific items with the convenient “watch” feature.
If an item hasn’t sold in a few days, you might feel more comfortable asking someone to lower the price.
Hearings on what to do about online sex ads will help “determine how we can best protect the public moving forward.’’Backpage.com’s ads yesterday included one from Nikki, who offered “sessions guaranteed to blow your mind,’’ while The Boston Phoenix site featured “Young & Sweet Asian girls’’ in the Braintree area who offer massages and shampoos by appointment.
Peter Kadzis, editor of The Boston Phoenix, said he had not recently viewed the weekly’s classifieds online, but characterized any solicitation as a “victimless crime.’’ The effort to stop erotic ads on Craigslist, he said, has been “an election-year sideshow run by attorneys general running for reelection.’’Law enforcement officials have identified Craigslist as one of the nation’s largest purveyors of illegal services, including child trafficking.
Simply set your filter options and search your local Marketplace up to 100 miles from your current location.
The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment yesterday.
Yesterday, four anti-child-trafficking groups — the Polaris Project, the Rebecca Project for Human Rights, the FAIR Fund, and Courtney’s House — said adult pages remain active on Craigslist’s non-US Web pages.“That means that they do not have the same incentive or responsibility to police themselves nor are they held accountable for the ads on their site,’’ she said.
While you can also post home rentals, it’s more popular among sellers looking to get rid of used items.
Recycler offers listings in most major cities in the United States – such as Atlanta, Boston, and Miami – but the site is rather useless if you’re not willing to trek to the nearest listed metropolis.