Question: How do I post on Craigslist without getting flagged?

Does flagging a post on Craigslist do anything?

If you see an inappropriate post on Craigslist, the popular classified advertising site used by individuals and businesses, you can flag it for removal. A Craigslist flag marks Craigslist advertising as inappropriate, and if enough people flag the ad, it will be automatically removed.

How can I find out who flagged my post on Craigslist?

Scroll through the list of ads youve published while logged in to your account for the past 180 days. Click the name of the one that displays next to the text flagged. Alternatively, click the link in the email Craigslist sent you to be taken to a page that shows you ad an its current status.

Why was my Craigslist post removed?

Most of the listings that are removed from Craigslist are deleted because they violate the sites terms of use in some way. Content prohibited from Craigslist by the terms of use includes illegal, offensive, fraudulent and malicious content.

Why do my posts keep getting removed from Craigslist?

Craigslist automatically monitors the IP addresses of where posts originate, so if they notice that too many posts are coming from the same IP, then those listings will get flagged for removal. Craigslist does this to prevent one person from spamming their site with too many ads at once.

What does a black flag mean on Craigslist?

What does the black flag mean on Craigslist? A Craigslist flag marks Craigslist advertising as inappropriate, and if enough people flag the ad, it will be automatically removed. You can also contact Craigslist about inappropriate content – or recommend posts for Best of Craigslist, a kind of Craigslist Hall of Fame.

Why did my Craigslist post get removed?

Most of the listings that are removed from Craigslist are deleted because they violate the sites terms of use in some way. Content prohibited from Craigslist by the terms of use includes illegal, offensive, fraudulent and malicious content.

What does flagging someone mean?

flag. 1. verb, slang To arrest someone. verb, slang To fail something.

What does removed mean on Craigslist?

Removal of Free Classified Ads Craigslists automated system deletes free posts that receive multiple negative flags. If your post was removed, enough people flagged it to trigger the system. This does not mean that your account has been disabled or compromised.

How long do Craigslist posts stay up?

Although there are specific guidelines for how long an ad stays on Craigslist based on the type of ad and posting locale, the service has a list of master guidelines that supersede the others. Under these guidelines, all job postings expire after 30 days for paid ads and 45 days for free ads.

What does it mean when a Craigslist post expires?

Expiration. The expiration dates for Craigslist posts vary depending on your location. In most cities, a classified post lasts up to 45 days before automatically expiring and then being deleted. If you post a Craigslist classified ad targeted for most major U.S. cities however, it expires within just one week.

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