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Founder of World Wide Web ‘disappointed’ in what it has become

The man who invented the web is ‘disappointed’ with what people are doing with it.

Tim Berners-Lee says “social media is still being used to propagate hate but wonders if that is because Facebook or Twitter were built in a certain way.”

Berners-Lee told Reuters: “What naturally happens is you end up with one company dominating the field so through history there is no alternative to really coming in and breaking things up. There is a danger of concentration.”

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“Before breaking them up, we should see whether they are not just disrupted by a small player beating them out of the market, but by the market shifting, by the interest going somewhere else,” Berners-Lee said.

“What naturally happens is you end up with one company dominating the field so through history there is no alternative to really coming in and breaking things up,” Mr Berners-Lee, 63, said. “There is a danger of concentration.”

Source : NEW YORK POST

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