February 11, 2016
Airbnb is in the limelight once again in New York City. The company allegedly removed more than 1,000 listings from its site days before releasing a report, according to Inside Airbnb. The listings removed in New York were entire-home listings, which allows Airbnb users to rent an entire apartment. The report claims that the “one time purge” was a PR effort to combat increasing criticism by New York authorities….
Source: http://observer.com/2016/02/afternoon-bulletin-airbnb-allegedly-manipulates-data-of-nyc-listings-and-more/