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The Interesting Story Of How Airbnb Got Its Name

Question: What does Airbnb stand for?

Answer: Well, it should be super obvious but “Airbnb” is shorthand for its old official name, “AirBed&Breakfast”. This old name was a combination of “airbed” and “bed and breakfast”. Co-founder and now CEO, Brian Chesky, explains the story behind this somewhat strange combination of words in the following short video:

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