February 4, 2016
“Sharing economy.” It’s a phrase we increasingly put in quotes or try to replace with another term here at KQED. But many news outlets still use it liberally, even though there is a growing movement of people who want to toss the phrase altogether. The most recognized businesses in the so-called sharing economy are now companies like Uber, Airbnb, and TaskRabbit. These corporations are built around apps where you pay for stuff—rides, places to stay, a handyman. This is far from the original idea of the sharing economy says Neal Gorenflo….
Source: http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/02/04/the-movement-to-kill-the-phrase-sharing-economy