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What if Google and Facebook decided to leave your country?

Large tech companies like Google and Facebook have significant power in the digital media landscapes of countries around the world, and it can sometimes be hard to imagine what online life would be like without them. This article is a contribution from the participants on a panel organised by the Amsterdam-based AI, Media and Democracy Lab which discussed the question: What would happen if Facebook and Google left your country tomorrow?

The AI, Media, and Democracy Lab, in collaboration with researchers and practitioners, drew three possible scenarios guided by the question of what would happen if Google and Facebook decided to leave the country.

Read more at: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/medialse/2021/07/12/what-would-happen-if-facebook-and-google-left-your-country-tomorrow/