Brian Chesky — CEO of Airbnb — has asked his 24,000 Twitter followers early Friday whether or not his company should be next in line to accept bitcoin.
His tweet was met with a significant amount of support from other Twitter users. But will it be enough to convince the company to do so?
Established in 2008, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed (along with others) service allows users to find unoccupied spaces for short-term rentals around the world. Accepting bitcoin may allow short-term tenants to pay their landlords using the digital currency, but it’s simply too soon to speculate Airbnb’s intentions.
It’s an interesting share, nonetheless. Let’s see where it goes (or doesn’t).