A CIGI essay series
Google, Facebook and Amazon serve billions of users around the globe and increasingly perform core functions in society. The private gains are obvious — these are among the most profitable companies in history. But they come with a cost: platforms threaten our social fabric, our economy and our democracy. To begin to address this, CIGI has convened leading thinkers to explore new models for platform governance. Read the series below, download the PDF or watch the video.
Director, Global Economy
Gabriel Tan-Chen, Mike Sage, John Xu
Sami Chouhdary, Brooklynn Schwartz
Social Media Engagement Specialist
Illustrations by Simón Prades