One of Facebook’s founders says the company is too big and powerful as it faces several privacy issues and has recently acquired Instagram and WhatsApp.

He says Facebook should be broken up, but is that even possible?

Professor of Information Technology and Organisation at the University of Sydney’s Business School Kai Riemer speaks with Kia Handley.

This story was broadcast on ABC Radio Newcastle. Listen to the original story.


Want to learn more about the broader #BreakUpBigTech conversation? Why it is not just Facebook that has drawn attention from lawmakers?

Listen to Kai and Sandra Peter discuss on The Future, This Week:

The Future, This Week 15 Mar 19: #BreakUpBigTech

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Kai Riemer is Professor of Information Technology and Organisation, and Director of Sydney Executive Plus at the University of Sydney Business School. Kai's research interest is in Disruptive Technologies, Enterprise Social Media, Virtual Work, Collaborative Technologies and the Philosophy of Technology.

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