We often think of AirBNB as being one of the poster companies for the sharing economy. But is it really about people renting out extra rooms? The SF Chronicle did some digging and found that, of the rentals in SF, “two-thirds were entire houses or apartments, showing how far Airbnb has come from its couch-surfer origins, and contradicting its portrayal as a service for people who rent out a spare room and interact with guests.”

+ Meanwhile, another report also found that a “majority of Airbnb’s business comes from rentals of entire homes or apartments, and a big percentage of listings are offered by people who control multiple properties.”

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