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How A Handful Of Tech Behemoths Control The Internet - Infographics

Going online to catch-up on news, or a host of other casual interactions, requires access to a computer, an operating system and some form of browser – all controlled by a handful of corporations.

Going online to catch-up on news, read social media messages, buy groceries, or a host of other casual interactions, requires access to a computerised device, an operating system and some form of internet browser, search engine or specialised app – all of which are controlled by a handful of huge global corporations.

In the United States, Apple dominates mobile devices, Alphabet (Google’s parent company) commands more than half the market share in browsers and online searches, and Meta controls all three of the most popular social media services.

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