Big Tech hearing live stream: How to watch Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google testify before Congress

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It’s the first time the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Alphabet have appeared before Congress together. Today is a historic day when it comes to Big Tech in America. The CEOs of four of America’s biggest tech giants—Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google owner Alphabet—will appear before Congress together for the first time ever. Another first: Today is the first time Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has ever appeared before Congress. Read Full Story

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Which Big Tech CEO hurt his brand most during the antitrust hearing? The definitive ranking

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This largely ceremonial wrist-slapping of the leaders of Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple was also an exercise in the ties between CEO and brand image. On Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos all testified before Congress, as lawmakers investigate if and how these companies stifle competition and harm consumers. Read Full Story

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Tim Cook would like to remind you that Apple does not dominate any of its markets

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Tim Cook of Apple and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook were among the tech CEOs who downplayed their market dominance in front of Congress today. Wednesday’s Congressional antitrust hearing convened the CEOs of four tech-industry titans: Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook. And during their testimonies, each CEO was firmly committed to downplaying the size of his respective corporate behemoth. Read Full Story

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Big Tech no longer sees its customers as humans–antitrust could change that

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Tech giants like Amazon and Facebook have lost sight of the people behind the data points. Antitrust regulation may be the best way to return empathy to tech. Big Tech CEOs—Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai of Google, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg—testified yesterday before the U.S. House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee. I don’t expect much to result from this hearing. Such gatherings are largely theatrical, and yesterday’s was frequently derailed by partisan questions around liberal biases. And then there’s the fact that U.S. antitrust efforts are only a shadow of their former self, narrowly focused on consumer pricing rather than general competitive and societal impact and a far cry from the time of the Standard Oil Company, U.S. Steel Corporation, and AT&T breakups. Read Full Story

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Big Tech CEOs face Congress: Here’s how Facebook, Twitter, and Google say they’re fighting extremism

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The social media giants are under the spotlight again. Under the spotlight again, the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google are testifying in Congress today about how their social media behemoths are combating the types of extremist content that leads to misinformation campaigns, such as the theory that COVID-19 is a hoax or that the 2020 presidential election was rigged. Read Full Story

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Almost Half of Adults Have A Negative View of Big Tech

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Big tech companies such as Amazon, Facebook and Google have become an essential part of most Americans’ lives. That doesn’t mean that adults in the US hold positive feelings towards these companies. In fact, recent data from Gallup shows quite the opposite. When asked their overall view of technology companies such as Amazon, Facebook and… Read More » The post Almost Half of Adults Have A Negative View of Big Tech appeared first on Marketing Charts .

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