2011 was the year daily deals exploded; 2012 is already trending toward more peer-to-peer accomodation sites such as Airbnb. As competition heats up, a battle over hosts and guests begins, with not everyone fighting fairly. In other news, Chicago-based Found In Town launched an online lost and found, and is social media the new art gallery?
• Airbnb Clones Making 2012 The Year Of Peer-To-Peer Accommodations | Fast Company
• Artists and Digital: Why Social Media Is the New Gallery | Mashable
• A Lost And Found For The Internet | Fast Company
(Image: Airbnb blog)