Facebook goes after YouTube

Facebook Watch — the social media's platform new method for users to discover videos and interact with friends, creators and other fans - has been rolled out to all users around the world. Facebook Watch was launched Watch in the USA during 2017 to give people a place on Facebook to…

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The post 4th Industrial Revolution economy

The world around us is changing rapidly and almost every single business model is impacted by the new digital economy. The meteoric rise of the Big Tech firms has established them as the dominant new business models in the post 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) economy. Apple, Amazon, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft,…

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Facebook's shift

When Facebook recently removed several accounts for trying to influence the 2018 midterm elections, it was the company’s latest move acknowledging the key challenge facing the social media giant: It is both an open platform for free expression of diverse viewpoints and a public utility on which huge numbers…

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Facebook is stopping researchers from accessing its data

Facebook is closing its doors to researchers in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The latest casualty is the app Netvizz, a research tool used by hundreds of academics to gather public Facebook data, that the social network has recently banned. The app has gathered more than 300 academic…

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