This visualization shows Airbnb spreading like a virus in Amsterdam


Since the launch of Airbnb, the city of Amsterdam has pretty much flip-flopped on its position towards the home sharing platform and the so-called sharing economy. This shocking visualization makes it very clear why. The Silicon Valley unicorn was welcomed with open arms when it started its Dutch language site in March 2012. The municipality welcomed the platform as an exciting opportunity and initially allowed anyone to rent out their rooms and apartments for short periods of time. But in the past year or so, that stance has completely reversed – and thanks to this visualization by Dutch data visualizer…

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