The American Interest: Column Why Tech Giants Must be Reined In

by Diane Francis

A woman checks the Facebook Inc. site on her smartphone whilst standing against an illuminated wall bearing the Facebook Inc. logo in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Facebook Inc.s WhatsApp messaging service, with more than 100 million local users, is the most-used app in Brazil, according to an Ibope poll published on Dec. 15. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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Silicon Valley usurped the role of traditional news media, without assuming any accompanying social responsibilities.

First published Nov. 27, 2017 in The American Interest