Internet Companies Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 6, Episode 185 , Segment 3
Episode: Music Industry Data, ADHD, Tech Undermining Democracy
- Aug 5, 2017 4:00 pm
- 30:26 mins
Jonathan Taplin is Director Emeritus of the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California. He is the the author of Move fast and Break Things: How Google, Facebook, and Amazon concerned culture and undermined Democracy. If you got up this morning… around 61% of you checked your phone for notifications within five minutes go getting up. Just how social media and online platforms are slowly taking control of our lives, they are also taking control of the market and government. Could huge tech companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, be contributors or even the reason for America’s ailing economy? Jonathan Taplin explains why it may be time to break up some of the biggest tech companies in the United States.