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Hail to the Chief of Facebook

 

 

On the role of Facebook in the distribution of news:

– http://www.journalism.org/2016/05/26/news-use-across-social-media-platforms-2016/

 

Market Power in Data:

– Graef, Inge, Market Definition and Market Power in Data: The Case of Online Platforms (September 8, 2015). World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 38, No. 4 (2015), p. 473-506. https://ssrn.com/abstract=2657732

 

Possible solutions:

– Sokol, D. Daniel and Comerford, Roisin E., Does Antitrust Have a Role to Play in Regulating Big Data? (January 27, 2016). Cambridge Handbook of Antitrust, Intellectual Property and High Tech, Roger D. Blair & D. Daniel Sokol editors, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming. – https://ssrn.com/abstract=2723693https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/30/opinion/social-data-google-facebook-europe.html?_r=0

– This idea is discussed in this online symposium

http://www.aei.org/publication/washington-vs-big-tech-should-you-own-all-your-social-network-data-an-aeideas-online-symposium/

 

Other relevant news on the topic:

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/02/technology/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-charity.html

– https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-new-copycats-how-facebook-squashes-competition-from-startups-1502293444?mg=prod/accounts-wsj

– https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebooks-onavo-gives-social-media-firm-inside-peek-at-rivals-users-1502622003