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Social Media Marketing

Apples App Store Removes Social Media Platform Wimkin Over Calls to Violence [Video]

Apple removed social-media platform Wimkin from its App Store, part of a crackdown by tech companies on potentially dangerous content during the presidential transition. The small site, which markets itself as a free-speech haven, had hosted posts that included a call for civil war.

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Ecommerce

Apple, Amazon Move to Marginalize Parler [Video]

Amazon said it would stop providing cloud services to the platform and Apple suspended Parler from its App Store, sharply escalating a campaign by tech giants to regulate content they see as dangerous in the wake of the Capitol riot.

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Shopify

Etsy and Shopify Buoyed as Covid-19 Boosts Online Sales [Video]

Two platforms mainly catering to small businesses are trading at levels reflecting speculation that sales growth will continue at a brisk pace when the pandemic ends.

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Digital Marketing

More States Hit Google Over Alleged Monopoly Conduct [Video]

The legal action followed a monthslong investigation by attorneys general in Colorado and other states into whether the tech giant abuses the market power of its dominant search business.

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Digital Marketing

Stock-Market Titans Amazon, Google and Facebook Are Also Driving Commercial Real Estate [Video]

The biggest U.S. tech companies are major tenants and acquirers of office and other space; they have expanded their real-estate footprint by more than a quarter this year.