Airbnb Taps Facebook, Lets You Crash With Friends Of Friends

Airbnb Taps Facebook, Lets You Crash With Friends Of Friends:

If you haven’t discovered Airbnb, check it out, it’s the Ebay or Amazon of travel accommodation, a great way to find places to stay while abroad or even local, and often a lot better and cheaper than what you would find on typical travel sites.

With their latest Facebook integration Airbnb has hit the masterstroke: you can now see properties around the globe either hosted by your friends or circle of trusted contacts, or that they’ve used and rated.  One of the most useful applications of “social media” I’ve seen in ages.

Links for April 22nd through May 12th

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See the full selection of visualisations.  My personal favourites are the 2 versions of the billion dollar-o-gram, and the left/right comparisons.

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