One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An economic system in which assets or services are shared between private individuals, either free or for a fee, typically by means of the Internet.‘thanks to the sharing economy you can easily rent out your car, your apartment, your bike, even your wifi network when you don't need it’
- ‘The "sharing economy" is built on a supply-and-demand equation wholly alien to traditional media companies.’
- ‘The sharing economy is already worth billions of dollars, but its direct beneficiaries aren't mainstream entertainment companies.’
- ‘Tech platforms are key to the sharing economy because they let people reach out and share with anyone.’
- ‘They make an important point about the lightly regulated sharing economy: The consumers who participate deserve a very clear picture of the risks they're taking.’
- ‘The sharing economy has opened up a world of possibilities for anyone open to anything - share your house, share your ride and even share your leftovers.’
- ‘Eventually, it turned into a lot of thinking about the sharing economy and how property is sitting underutilized a majority of the the time.’
- ‘You seem to miss that the cornerstone of a sharing economy is capitalism, not socialism.’
- ‘He called the practice of offering parking spots to the highest bidder "extortion masquerading as the sharing economy," according to City News Service.’
- ‘The sharing economy has brought us new business models.’
- ‘The sharing economy needs regulation, and insurance companies will step in.’
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