Dating personal websites
Craiglist’s personal ads have been around since 1995, the early days of online dating, when looking for love on the Internet was heavy with stigma.
People worry that saying “just here for a hookup,” on an app “makes them look like they’re slutty or whatever,” he says, “so people use Craigslist.” Read more: In the era of dating apps, who still posts on Craigslist’s Missed Connections?
SOURCE: Consumer Reports "It's clear that online dating websites play a major role in the lives of many consumers — we invest a tremendous amount of time, money and emotional energy.
It really is a consumer issue worthy of our attention." said Margot Gilman, money editor for Consumer Reports.
“She was going to have sex with me, but I wasn’t allowed to touch her,” he recalls.
He’s not happy with Craigslist’s decision, even though he’s not using the platform anymore.