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Up and Comers in Social Media

Up and Comers in Social Media

There are up and comers in the world of social media. The world of social media is dominated by companies like Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter. But that hasn’t stopped new startups from trying to carve out market niches.

Up and Comers in Social Media

Big Tech Vs. Our Freedom

Google, Facebook, and Twitter are monopolies. The executives running these companies see themselves as the arbiters of public discourse. Those executives use tools to suppress users and politicians they oppose. Those tools include shadowbanning, deplatforming, and demonetization. The tech companies believe social media played a pivotal role in Trump’s victory. They are moving aggressively to prevent …

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Up and Comers in Social Media

DoJ Anti-Trust Division Announces Review of Online Platforms

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-reviewing-practices-market-leading-online-platforms FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Justice Department Reviewing the Practices of Market-Leading Online Platforms Review Focuses on Practices that Create or Maintain Structural Impediments to Greater Competition and User Benefits The Department of Justice announced today that the Department’s Antitrust Division is reviewing whether and how market-leading online platforms have achieved market …

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Big Tech… Big Control

The issue It is apparent that Big Tech companies are trying to have it both ways. On the one hand they want to have the advantages of being open platforms with the protections afforded them. And on the other hand they want the privileges of publishers without the responsibilities. The questions around sharing of information, …

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