What if every generation needs an own platform for entertainment? The consequence would be that none of these platforms can be hyper-popular for ever.
Facebook made $22 billion profit last year. $5 billion fine doesn't really make any difference in the long run.
Major media companies continue pulling their content from third party platforms. Streaming services will be more fragmented in the future. It certainly will be more expensive for consumers in the beginning. However, it will force major media companies to produce more original high quality content for us to enjoy.
This ruling is remarkable and may affect all elected officials. The core idea of the ruling is actually applicable to other western countries, too. Freedom of speech includes also right to receive communication.
If we are living in a simulation, what are the moral consequences?
When we talk about the future of media, we usually focus on the web. Therefore it is refreshing to see this special from BBC. I'm not sure if this idea works, bit it is definitely worth a try.
This is a major problem. AI is efficient in creating fake text (or whatever), but less so in spotting fakes.
I admire the idealism in this proposal. However, finding resources to build a competitor to social media giants would be really hard, if not impossible.
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