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Social Media Companies Aren't the Good Guys. They're Also Not Monopolists.

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Tags Media and CultureMonopoly and Competition

10/26/2020Ryan McMaken

Social media has lied about user privacy and has misled the public about the platforms' status as open forums. But none of this makes these companies monopolies.

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Original Article: "Social Media Companies Aren't the Good Guys. They're Also Not Monopolists.".

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