The Move Against Facebook and the Need to Defend Against Market Takeovers

An effort to break up Facebook and restore competition in the social media space has begun, and James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the issues surrounding the antitrust lawsuit seeking to force Facebook to sell off Instagram and WhatsApp (01:10). The guys also discuss some recent research that casts a tendency to see oneself as a victim may be a personality trait (33:23).

An effort to break up Facebook and restore competition in the social media space has begun, and James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the issues surrounding the antitrust lawsuit seeking to force Facebook to sell off Instagram and WhatsApp (01:10). The guys also discuss some recent research that casts a tendency to see oneself as a victim may be a personality trait (33:23).

The FTC wants to break up Facebook (Yahoo Finance)

Why the US government wants Facebook to sell off Instagram and WhatsApp (Vox)

Behind Washington’s one-eighty on Facebook: A rethink of monopoly power (Politico)

Researchers identify a new personality construct that describes the tendency to see oneself as a victim (psypost.org)