The sharing economy in social media: Analyzing tensions between market and non-market logics

@inproceedings{Laurella2018TheSE,
  title={The sharing economy in social media: Analyzing tensions between market and non-market logics},
  author={Christofer Laurella and Christian Sandstr{\"o}m},
  year={2018}
}
How is the sharing economy framed and who are the main actors driving current developments? Utilizing Social Media Analytics (SMA) for institutional analysis, we track the formation of the sharing economy in Sweden, its actors and their impact. Our findings reveal that the sharing economy in Sweden currently encompasses a wide variety of both non-market and market practices. Discussions concerning commercial exchanges, the role of profit-driven firms such as Uber and Airbnb, and the emergence… CONTINUE READING