Facebook Silenced Trump. Will It Tackle Netanyahu’s Lies? Listen to Guy Rolnik

The internet giants didn't 'save democracy' by dumping Trump - and the Biden Administration is planning to clip their wings. What does that mean for Israel?

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Host Simon Spungin is joined by Guy Rolnik – founding editor-in-chief of TheMarker and Clinical Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business – to discuss the fallout from Donald Trump’s expulsion from social media platforms.

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Facebook silenced Trump. Will it tackle Netanyahu’s lies? Listen to Guy Rolnik

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We also discuss the possible ramifications of Trump's banishment for the companies involved, for democracies and for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

And: Until governments legislate against these digital monopolies, what can we do to limit their influence?

Recommended related reading:

The Internet Barons Ousted Trump. Now It’s Time to Oust Them / Guy Rolnik

Facebook and Twitter Didn't Grow a Conscience. They Know Why They Really Blocked Trump / Guy Rolnik

'I've Seen How Far It Could Go': The Bot Hunter Who Exposes Netanyahu's Manipulative Facebook Tactics / Ayelett Shani

And don’t miss the latest episode of the Election Overdose podcast: As Israel embarks on its fourth election in two years, Anshel Pfeffer and Dahlia Scheindlin will guide you every week through Israel’s electoral thickets, the issues, the personalities and the polls.

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