The vast majority of Airbnb listings are unverified

The company has verified nearly 1.5 million listings since September 2023, but that's only a drop in the bucket

Mar 5, 2024

In September, the company said it would start verifying listings on its website and app in a number of countries. Five months later, the company’s has verified nearly 20% of its 7.7 million listings.

Key takeaways

  • To verify a listing, hosts need to prove the listing is a real home, confirm its location, and prove they have access. Listings that pass the verification process will soon receive a verified badge on the platform;
  • Airbnb said it will soon launch new tools such as photo and video authentication to make the process easier. It will also start verifying listings in 30 additional countries this fall.

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