The controversial section was widely criticized for promoting prostitution and was taken down from craiglist's U. Many, such as missing Jersey City woman Shannan Gilbert, reportedly used craigslist to advertise their sexual services.
Although the section has been removed, craigslist is not completely devoid of sexual and material. The " Casual Encounters " section is still online and allows people of any sexual preference to seek casual partners.
While it is implied that this section is for people looking for free casual sex, the section's disclaimer only states that posters must be age 18 or older, understand that the posts may contain adult content, flag illegal posts and release craigslist from liability. The splash for the section also warns users against spam posts but does not explicitly state that the section must not be used for prostitution.
Besides posts in the "Casual Encounters" section, the website's "Best of Craigslist" section, which highlights some of the most amusing and interesting posts, includes some sexual content. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission.
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Subscribe today. EJA Shannan Gilbert, a Jersey City woman who disappeared last May, allegedly posted on craigslist to advertise her services as a prostitute.