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Facebook and Amazon Boosted Lobbying Spending in 2020 [Video]

Facebook and Amazon boosted their federal lobbying expenditures last year as Big Tech braced for a new administration in the White House and new scrutiny of their business practices.

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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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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

Stock Market Faces Early 2021 Test; Nio Jumps, Apple Falls, Shopify Round Trips [Video]

Stock market faces early 2021 test; Nio jumps, Apple falls, Shopify round trips.Investor’s Business Daily has been helping people invest smarter results by providing exclusive stock lists, investing data, stock market research, education and the latest financial and business news to help investors make more money in the stock market.Learn more. Get more IBD by subscribing to our channel.Like us on Facebook https://facebook.com/investorsbusinessdailyFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/IBDinvestorsFollow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/investorsbusinessdailyFollow us on StockTwits http://stocktwits.com/InvestorsBusinessDaily

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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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Ecommerce

Tech giants Apple and Amazon face backlash from MPs for ‘e-waste tsunami’ in the UK [Video]

Tech giants Apple and Amazon are among the companies accused by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of contributing to the electronic waste tsunami in the UK and dodging their environmental responsibilities.

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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.