The TikTok War

How TikTok exposed Facebook’s blindspot, thanks to its Chinese roots, and why those Chinese roots make TikTok a genuine concern.

Platforms in an Aggregator World

Facebook Shops are good for Shopify merchants, but bad for Shopify; the answer is to push more into the real world.

First, Do No Harm

As regulators look closer at acquisitions they should be extremely wary of unintended consequences. The current system works well for everyone, most of the time.

Portability and Interoperability

Data portability is friendly to consumers, but it has very little to do with encouraging competition, at least relative to interoperability.