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Putin Questions Growing Clout of US Social Media Giants

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images)

Wednesday, 27 January 2021 07:19 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday queried what he described as the growing clout of U.S. social media giants, saying their influence meant they now competed with governments.

Addressing a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum, Putin cited the behavior of U.S. social media giants in recent events in U.S. politics and questioned whether what he called their monopoly position coincided with society's interests.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday queried what he described as the growing clout of U.S. social media giants, saying their influence meant they now competed with governments. Addressing a virtual...
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Wednesday, 27 January 2021 07:19 AM
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