It is officially the end of an era, however. FOSTA was passed as part of a government campaign to crack down on sex trafficking a good thing! Of course, there are countless apps for that. The advent of Tinder opened the sex dungeon door to a wide variety of mobile dating apps, from more mainstream ones like Bumble, Hinge and Grindr to specialized applications Farmers Only, anyone?
The use of these apps to find love, sex, or both has become commonplace and, increasingly, the preferred way for young people to communicate. What ever happened to meeting someone IRL? Bear with us here; we know this sounds revolutionary. A bar, or pub short for public house! Alcohol is a social lubricant. Believe it or not, people used to go to bars exclusively to socialize with other people all the time! It sounds scary, but we think you can do it. Plus everyone is sweaty, and sweaty is kind of sexy, right?
The Amish must be kinky. Because the pen is mightier than Book clubs are overrated. Now that Craigslist is charging for posting gigs, the community section is flooded with trolls. I think I'll try Tinder. I looked at doublist. There were some ads for today in my area which was encouraging. I wasn't able to see anything but the titles though, opening the post didn't show the content of it or the pictures.
Tried the site via VPN out the Netherlands and the post content showed up. I noticed that too. Disabling my adblockers showed the content.
Guess I'll just have to flag things selectively if I want to see posts. There's only 3 postings and they're all hundreds of miles away. I went and checked and you're right. Obviously Craigslist knew illegal activity was going on for a long time, why didn't they do something about it? Like verify accounts and make you prove your identity before you can post? I guess Craig made his money and ran. That's like asking why boost Mobile didn't make sure everyone who bought a phone from a gas station wasn't a drug dealer first.
It's an unreasonable burden to place on them. Uh, no it wasn't for any illegal activity. Pretty terrible bill that does nothing to help stop actual sex trafficking or protect sex workers. So if prostitution is an unstoppable activity that is relatively dangerous, do you make it more illegal or make it more legal?
If you drive it underground, it just makes it harder for people to get help. If you regulate the shit out of it, maybe some of the danger goes away.
Then put a system in place that will help the people that need it. Bring things into the light only makes society safer. Less drug dealers fighting on the streets, less likey for John's to beat the shit out of tricks, more medical and psychological care for people who need it. Kill curiosity in a safe way, and all of a sudden it has less hold over you.
By holding websites liable they at least, for the time being, hinder that flow of activity. Plenty of experts and social scientists spoke out against the shut down precisely because it makes it more difficult to catch these criminals by driving them under ground or onto websites outside the US.
It basically sounds like the consensus among sex trafficking experts is that this will exacerbate the problem, not help it. Here to save the day! Welcome Firechat and Mastodon. The community just needs to start using these plataforms by announcement in places like here. Let me explain how to use these things. Firechat is a communicator that is totally descentralized. It can communicate phone to phone using regular networking like wifi or your data plan. But also you can turn that stuff off and just talk to the locals using Bluetooth.
I know, it's crazy! Like if you go to a club, you can just post, I'm here and talk to those users who are close by. There is a local channel just for that purpose. It's not a clone. It basically works by having a login to an instance. There are videos, links images and sounds. It's federalized, but it can also be localized. Like there can be one or fifty for San Diego, another 20 for Los Angeles.
Or to you could like get together with a mini group and just toot to them all day. No one else in the middle do long as you can have one of your friends leave his computer turned on all day for this Anyway, there go Google these two things and see if you can use them. It is a bummer to loose CL, had a lot of good times through it. I am in MI, my best alternative so far has been local classifieds like classopia. We are currently working on pvssy.
Everything had to be pre selected questions and answers to comply with the new laws in the US. Anyway the website is still under construction but we are making progress daily.
If you like it please post and spread the word. Less than a minute. The funny part is Facebook and Twitter are both in violation of sesta. There are literally ten of thousands of escort ads all over both websites. The moral of my story is be careful with a molestation victim who engages in incest with her 3 brothers. Maybe the bipolar and skitzo was caused by that. Now please tell me your opinion! Fetlife is more like Facebook of sex, not really a POF for sex. Fetlife is really confusing, poorly designed, and they do a horrendous job at a personals section.
Not really about hooking up with people. And there's a much wider acceptance of various non-monogamous configurations and understandings. Not that I approve, but it sure as hell is popular! All of that makes it a great place to find sex partners. If you are willing to meet up with someone in a semi-public place and get to know them in person. Very very poor substitute, but it covers many of the same areas of interest potentially. Definitely more social network than it is dating network and it's set up that way.
It's only the US where the personals are gone. Pick a city and just start posting, others will follow along. Canada's personal section is now gone as well. Craigslist deleted the personals sections for all countries now. Side effect of their servers being in California I imagine. Personal ads are gone worldwide on CL. Their lawyers are probably telling them that ads in Asia or Africa open them to prosecution because the US law is written so broadly. We could, but then it would infringe on Canadians looking for a good time.
And good luck letting everyone in California know to look in the same section. Give it time to fix issues and for others to migrate over. Unfortunately, backpage is also closed. I think the best option could be Casualx: I hope Craigslist can be back soon. Might as well just use Tinder or POF. At least you can do more than flip through pictures and profiles for free with those.
I tried many posts on doublelist as alternative of craigslist, they never approved my ads. Maybe they are approving their personal post ads only. I got the same bullshit. Takes like to review then it says it was removed for violating guidelines. I see folks straught up nudes and talk about drug use in slang terms but my simple text based ads get removed. I dont get ir either. Moreover the ads are moderated someone checks that users and ads are not fake so the most of the ads are real.
I call 'BS' on your 'not fake' statement. I just looked at their Casual Encounters area, W4M, and nearly all of the 'women' there are 'bots or pros. Those that I looked up all had area codes that didn't match the STATE that the purported post was from, so they're 'bots or pros that are out of town on 'the circuit'.
After the CL personals section is closed, I tried to find some other sites to replace it. I found out that the CasualX app and the doublelist. You may try it. And the another craiglist site backpage. Be always careful when using such free ad post sites. It all about the content.
Hopefully well see something with an active user base fill the hole soon. Like CL this one is free to post and read - not a scam site like most the others. Just looks like it needs more people to start using it.
For past few months, since I am using few of those sites I can see rapid growing of posted ads in personal sections: That means that people slowly "switching" from CL to other sites It's new so doesn't have ads in most areas, but if you want to see it become what cl used to be, go post an ad to get it started! That's gonna be one socially exhausted poster!
This closing of Craigslist personals is a victory to all the good people that got backstabbed by their significant other with their help. Guess you should have treated her better, or let her explore her deviant side. Now the rest of us deviants in happy, successful relationships get to suffer.
You just keep telling yourself that. One day karma will pay you a visit. By sounds of it you clearly cheat. Open mind seams to mean open legs to a lot of people now a days. I hope she got what she needed since you apparently make it all about you. Maybe your next lover can teach you how to please them and be less selfish?
I don't think that's fair to him. While I don't agree with his original post since cl is just a tool to meet people and there are MANY others that accomplish the same goal. If she wanted to cheat, she would have cheated whether Craigslist was there or not. But to say that it is all his fault essentially and completely ignoring the fact that he PROBABLY didn't know that is wife was messing around behind his back is disingenuous.
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