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Digital platform: Airbnb

Background information: The digital platform reshapes and builds a series of new value systems and economic models, which are not only the progress of convenient sharing. It is more of another ideological change in public […]

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Techlash-using Facebook as an example

“dinero facebook” by clasesdeperiodismo is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Introduction Techlash is a portmanteau word that combines the words technology and backlash. The term comes from the title of a November 2013 article in The Economist magazine, “The […]

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A case study of TikTok’s business

Introduction In the booming Internet economy, the platform model is a typical business model. Tiktok as an emerging platform has become one of the most popular apps in the world. It has been launched in […]

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What you need to know about WeChat

WeChat is the most popular messaging app in China, with more than 1.25 billion monthly active users as of Q2 2021, and from a variety of age groups (Thomala-Lin, 2021). But WeChat is less common […]

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Uber: Disruptive Innovation in Taxi Industry

Under the technology highly developed contemporary society, people relied on the internet in daily uses which facilitating the growth of online platforms. Uber, the largest global ride-sharing company, found in 2009. The innovative changes in […]

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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

“Photos of Aaron Swartz at memorial at Internet Archive in San Francisco” by Steve Rhodes is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0   The beginning of the film throws a question to the audience by quoting Thoreau’s words ‘Unjust laws […]

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How the PRISM Program and Its Whistleblower reflect the Past, Present and Future of the Internet – A Film Review of Snowden (2016)

Author: Anqi (Angela) LI | Sid: 500008469 | Class: RE02 | Tutor: Yuan JIANG   8 years have past, since Edward Snowden blow the whistle on the government of the United States as well as […]