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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Is it time to break up Facebook’s monopoly? | Counting the Cost” – below is their description.
For years now, Facebook has been accused of not doing enough to curb the spread of hate speech and disinformation, failing to regulate content that pushes everything from coronavirus conspiracies to holocaust denial to genocide. It has also been accused of crushing the competition, through acquisitions, copycat products and throttling news content providers. But the United States may file a lawsuit against Facebook for stifling competition. Plus: The pandemic will push millions into poverty. We talk to the World Bank’s director of poverty and equity. And, the search for oil in Namibia raises environmental concerns. We talk to the CEO of oil explorer ReconAfrica. –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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