The experience of staying in an Airbnb listing is simultaneously an argument for and against the platform. On the one hand, every space is unique and quirky; on the other hand, unique and quirky can sometimes pose challenges on a massive scale. The struggle to overcome those challenges was on display last week when the 10-year-old company threw itself a three-day birthday celebration to unveil a slew of improvements to its core service of connecting strangers online who are looking for short-term accommodation. "Airbnb is still not for everyone, until today," co-founder and chief executive Brian Chesky said at San Francisco's Masonic Auditorium, while standing onstage in front of a giant screen displaying the slogan "Airbnb for everyone." Get the full story at The Globe and Mail Read also "Airbnb is overhauling its business, becoming more hotel-like"