Local adult personals
After pressure from a few US States and their Attorney Generals, they changed the category name to "adult services" on May 13, 2009.
The reasoning was that the "erotic services" board was being used for prostitution and sex trafficking.
If you’ve been dating via apps, you’ve almost certainly been swiping hard on Tinder. Happn matches appear in your timeline as you pass them in real life—link up the minute you match or later.
But, there’s actually a whole slew of other dating apps that may be even more useful for you. The one drawback of the location focus is that after a bad date, you risk an awkward run in at the gym.
Craigslist hosted one of the earliest and most popular personals services on the internet, which is still widely used today.
However, this service did not come without some major controversies over the years.
Our service is similar to a combination of POF and Ok Cupid, and it has a fast and rich search capability.Eventually the 18 years disclaimer was added to all personals categories.In 2009, one of the biggest controversies involved the "erotic services" category.Shortly later the next year on September 4, 2010, Craigslist decided to shut down the adult boards entirely in the United States.Later that year on December 19, Craigslist also remove the erotic and "Adult Gigs" section off of their Canadian pages, even though prostitution there wasn't illegal.One of the first controversies began in 2002 when they added an disclaimer to ensure that anyone viewing these pages were over the age of 18.They added it to "men seeking men", "erotic services", "casual encounters" and "rants and raves" sections, but not for other dating categories such as "women seeking women", "men seeking women" and "women seeking men", which is where the problem came in.We have a rich collection of parameters users can use to find singles in specific cities and search radiuses for example, or to find members based on height/stature, ethnicity and much more.We are also developing live chat rooms, live private messaging and video chat capabilities for our members, which will be rolled out within weeks.The most popular categories for their personals were "strictly platonic", "men seeking women" and "women seeking men" for online dating.However, the trouble began with "casual encounters" and more specifically the "erotic services" category, which were equally popular.