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  • Craigslist Tries To Improve Its Image(s): Inline Photos Appearing Alongside Listings

    Craigslist Tries To Improve Its Image(s): Inline Photos Appearing Alongside Listings

    Craigslist has been making a lot of moves to ensure that third party developers get off its lawn, but the listings giant is also, it seems, trying to make that lawn a little more attractive for residents. At some point not too long ago it seems, the site quietly introduced a feature that lets users view images inline, on the same page as category listings, and when you hover your cursor on… Read More

  • Craigslist Now Wants Your Postings Under ‘Exclusive’ Terms: Padmapper Fallout Continues

    Craigslist Now Wants Your Postings Under ‘Exclusive’ Terms: Padmapper Fallout Continues

    Another development in the ongoing Craigslist data scraping story: Craigslist has added in a new proviso for those posting ads, telling them that Craigslist now becomes the “exclusive licensee” of the content in that ad. “Clicking ‘Continue’ confirms that craigslist is the exclusive licensee of this content, with the exclusive right to enforce copyrights… Read More

  • PadMapper’s Not The Only One With Legal Heat From Craigslist: Others Getting C&D’s, Too [Updated]

    PadMapper’s Not The Only One With Legal Heat From Craigslist: Others Getting C&D’s, Too [Updated]

    Earlier today, news broke that Craigslist has taken legal action against PadMapper and Craigslist API creator 3Taps — after an ongoing disagreement over the scraping of Craigslist data to use in a third-party service (3Taps became PadMapper’s partner for data acquisition after PadMapper got the initial C&D). We’ve also found out that at least one other developer has… Read More

  • Will the Real "eBay of Social" Please Stand Up? (TCTV)

    In the venture business being ahead of your time can be almost as bad as being late to a market. But the other great thing about the venture business is there are exceptions to every rule. Craig Donato is hoping that Oodle is the exception to that one. He’s spent more than ten years building a social classified company, powering the marketplaces for Oodle.com, MySpace and Facebook… Read More

  • Buy And Sell Proprietary Knowledge Through GenApple

    People are continually looking for new pieces of information. We go to school, read articles on a variety of subjects, have free websites such as Wikipedia, and use search answer engines such as Aardvark and Quora for the sole purpose of quenching our never-ending thirst for knowledge. But how do you find and access wanted information which people are unwilling to divulge, at least for… Read More