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How to Fix Facebook—Before It Fixes Us

Open Markets Institute Advisory Board Member Roger McNamee published an article in Washington Monthly explaining why the social media platform’s business model is such a threat—and what to do about it.

January 22, 2018  |  by Roger McNamee
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Open Markets Institute Advisory Board Member Roger McNamee published an article in Washington Monthly explaining why the social media platform’s business model is such a threat—and what to do about it. As he writes:

Increasing awareness of the threat posed by platform monopolies creates an opportunity to reframe the discussion about concentration of market power. Limiting the power of Facebook and Google not only won’t harm America, it will almost certainly unleash levels of creativity and innovation that have not been seen in the technology industry since the early days of, well, Facebook and Google.

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