Super Data Collectors Becoming Monopolies


    Super data collectors such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter are gradually developing into data monopolies, says Bo Knudsen and Lars Wincentsen, of Carnegie Asset Management. And, the more users there are to drive a positive network effect, the better their products get. However, while a few have succeeded in achieving dominant positions, the many losers that never achieved critical mass are rarely heard about. They examine investing in this sector in the article ‘Information Is Power, If Used Intelligently’ at Information Is Power