One factor that may very well be stated for Normal Oil’s John D. Rockefeller. Though he was a monopolist, he by no means overtly gloated nor mocked the rivals that he suppressed or destroyed. The identical can’t be stated of the twenty-first century blatant monopolist, Jack Dorsey of Twitter. Not content material to behave in tandem with different social media monopolists as a way to try and destroy his competitor, Parler, he rubbed salt within the wound he helped create by gloating about it with a mocking tweet.
As a result of Twitter completely banned President Trump together with its common crackdown on free speech, many Twitter customers have begun switching to Parler which for awhile made it the primary free app obtain.
— Kristina Wong 🇺🇸 (@kristina_wong) January 9, 2021
This clearly didn’t sit nicely with the Orwellian social media giants so appearing in tandem, Apple and Google eliminated entry to the Parler app adopted by Amazon eradicating Parler from its hosting service. Quickly afterwards, Parler fell from it is obtain rating as a result of suppression by the social media monopolies resulting in this gloating tweet by Jack Dorsey:
— jack (@jack) January 10, 2021
There was a livid response to Dorsey’s Tweet a couple of competitor that posed a risk to his monopoly.
You’re a pathetic weasel. Please unfollow me earlier than you ban me.
Oh, and it’ll come for you too in the future. Learn historical past as a substitute of micro dosing all day.
— Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) January 10, 2021
holy shit that is an evil tweet
Sign solely hit #1 as a result of Apple, live performance with different huge tech firms, nuked their competitors https://t.co/LJqew0Z9z7
— Tim Pool (@Timcast) January 10, 2021
The results of this collusion among the many huge social media companies to suppress rivals signifies that they’ve now boxed themselves right into a nook the place they’re pressured to go all out to proceed to help the Democrats sooner or later as a way to keep away from antitrust actions ought to the social gathering they management lose energy.