Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google, collectively referred to as FAANG, are some of the biggest names in tech. And the biggest names in tech can often make the largest acquisitions. In an era where the private and public sectors are increasingly critical of technology companies that play ever-larger roles in our daily lives, the types of technology these companies are acquiring, the spaces they envelop, and the pace of those acquisitions can give us some insight into their goals and our technological and societal futures.
Last week, the media industry had one of its worst weeks in 2019. Buzzfeed ($BUZZFEED) announced it would lay off 15% of its team; Verizon Media ($NYSE:VZ) announced cuts of 7%; and layoffs tore through Gannett ($NYSE:GCI). All in, media layoffs totaled around 1,000 jobs in one week, with a specific focus on digital-first, new media companies.
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