PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Backpage and Craigslist as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.


Backpage and Craigslist Overview

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Craigslist was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Sep 11, 2009 and since then this brand received 1298 reviews. It is 487 reviews more than Backpage received since Apr 3, 2010. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer has equal chances to resolve issues with Backpage customer support team and Craigslist customer service.

Backpage and Craigslist Consumer Ratings

23 out of 1836 in Advertising category
29 out of 1836 in Advertising category
24 in category
30 in category
Diversity of Products or Services
20 in category
22 in category
20 in category
26 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Backpage ranks 6 points higher in the Advertising category than Craigslist. People gave Backpage 2.8 stars for Website criterion in Advertising category and it is 88 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Craigslist was rated 2.2 stars for Website criterion in this category and it is 82 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Diversity of Products or Services criterion, than we see that Backpage has a higher rating than Craigslist. Regarding Staff criterion, consumers gave Backpage 2.2 stars and it is 82% greater than other in category. Craigslist however was rated 1.7 stars and it is 77% greater than other in category.

Backpage and Craigslist Rating Details

2.8 (207 reviews)
2.2 (242 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Also, the website that they recommend to users to go buy Backpage credits with credit/debit/gift card rips you off and never gives you your credits. I've messaged backpage and this website about the issue and I never received my credits. ..


No help you guys provide horrible servic The only type of by as we get on this website is scam and fraud I would like to speak to somebody about this nobody you guys are a bunch of crookse..

Diversity of Products or Services
2.6 (189 reviews)
2.3 (202 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Ripoffs and the business scams you for your money


Sent 8 emails 2 seller and 1 to craigist no response from either

2.2 (186 reviews)
1.7 (135 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I made the call she text me back. I was interested and the two girl show her other friend turned out not to be what I was interested in tranny she look like she was 19 or 20 her and her friend batik body and for luxurious not curvy more on the fat side her pictures look better it was a totally rip...

Mark t

The founder and the staff members allow breeders and animal sales for personal profit, when their own rules clearly state no selling of any animal for profit and no breeders allowed. This site, its founder and its staff are ill-legal and should be sued . i am going to all media sites to report this...

jessica b

Backpage and Craigslist Pros and Cons

  • Useability of site
  • Ease of use
  • Encounter
  • No help
  • Will wait and see
  • It is very confusing
  • Ripped off
  • Got robbed
  • Scammed
  • No help
  • Scammers and spammers
  • No human for customer service

Backpage and Craigslist Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

She goes by Bree in Dallas Texas her description and pictures were not even close to who she was. After telling her I wa...


Horrible babysitter. Green bay and east depere area. Beware. Camilla campen is her name. Seems nice and she's cheap. I...

Backpage and Craigslist Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

A girl took my money and ran with the driver, it's very funny, that was my first try


3213560591. Josh edmunsen

This loser is on craigslist and mistreats women who are good looking because he is an insec...

Backpage and Craigslist Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

Moved to Indianapolis and instantly was searching for a basic *** heard abou back page from a friend. I initially...

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Sadi inquired about an iPhone from a seller on your site and it ended up a scam! i paid for the item and they took my...

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Backpage and Craigslist Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Backpage Advertisement (89 reviews)
  • Backpage Account (44 reviews)
  • Backpage Website (27 reviews)
  • Craigslist Advertisement (230 reviews)
  • Craigslist Account (112 reviews)
  • Craigslist Website (102 reviews)