How Big Tech ‘Dodged a Bullet’ With a Biden Victory

”I can’t imagine a world in which Joe Biden is going to really attack [social platforms] and vilify them,“ one analyst says

The 2020 election couldn’t have gone better for tech giants like Facebook, Apple and Amazon.

A Joe Biden victory, coupled with a (possible) Republican-controlled Senate, helps these companies on several fronts. It reduces the antitrust scrutiny many of them face, while also putting someone in the White House who is less combative towards China — which could be good for their bottom lines. And critically, it removes from the equation President Trump, who has been a vocal critic of Twitter and Facebook’s moderation policies.

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Sean Burch

Tech reporter • • @SeanB44