Craigslist is one of the most popular sites on the Internet. it is perhaps the ultimate site for classified listings. It offers job advertisements, personal ads, home supplies and many other choices. The website is built around communities, and craigslist now offers sites in hundreds of cities and many countries throughout the world.
In general, posting and reading ads on craigslist is free. Revenue is generated by people posting job ads at significantly below market rate. Craigslist does not post banners ads, preferring to earn money only through job posting revenue.
The lowered rate for posting want ads has made the site a proverbial thorn in the side of more traditional companies offering classified ads. The classified ad include many different types now, the personal ads are becoming more and more on Craigslist such as massage or escort ads in Shanghai, but many information on shanghai craigslist or Beijing craigslist are unreal. For example, the ads for girls who can offer private massage service at your home or hotel, all this ads includes a phone number, most offer 1 hour for 300, than 1000 for full service, you can find the ads at Craigslist Shanghai, but you have to know, till now many people did not find even 1 add where the picture is real and some people also use a phone number database and know, that 99,5 % of the ads are placed by the same massage agency or escort agency in Shanghai. The list of phone numbers used by agencies simulate to be independent girls in their internet ads (only some of them, most others also agencies, but for this one we can be sure.
Then, how we can know whether the ad is unreal or not, the following are some advices for distinguish.
1. Make a Call:
Most of the time, every advertisement has a valid phone number. You can call the person and ask for details. Make a list of questions before calling. In this way, you will not forget to ask anything. It is necessary to pay attention when talking. If ads fake, you may identify on phone also. If owner hasn’t provided phone number, reply by mail and ask for phone number. If he denies giving, it might be scam.
Pay attention to the background of the massage girls. Backgrounds can be different not the same, different people have different background you must remember.
3) Check other sources of advertisement:
Craigslist runs so many campaigns against fake ads. Sometimes users post another classified which warns readers about it. If you get such warning post, send mail for more information and check about it.