How they do it: Although Paypal’s main offering is towards small businesses and merchants it also allows individual consumers to do peer-to-peer transactions from one Paypal account to another. This brings more customers to the platform in the first place and also allows Paypal to increase its transaction volume and account volume on the platform.
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How they do it: The Airbnb platform connects hosts and travelers for accomodations and experiences. Airbnb is not responsible for providing the content or service but maintaining the platform and creating a surrounding which makes P2P transactions as easy and safe as possible.
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How they do it: In Skypes Peer-to-Peer network, individuals can connect via its software and communicate via chat, voice or video calls.
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How they do it: Craigslist doesn’t create any content for its customers but is based on a pure peer-to-peer model. Peers can be both companies as well as private individuals.
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How they do it: On the Pinterest platform, users come together in order to share experiences and information, mainly via images. Through ”pinning” articles, users can express their interest and participate in peer-to-peer voting, in turn surfacing the most relevant posts to like-minded users.
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