While Airbnb bans trolling, discrimination and profanity on its site, many female guests and hosts of properties in China are receiving personal comments about looks, from guests being called “a babe” to comments on a host’s sex appeal.

Some see this as potentially a safety hazard with personal information shared so publicly, and some resent being asked to refer properties to good-looking friends to generate a buzz.

Airbnb has pledged to remove reviews that “may pose a personal safety risk to an Airbnb community member”.

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