Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp.
Obviously we all know that here, and are supporters of alternatives like PixelFed, Matrix, Signal, etc.
But a Pew survey shows it's not widely understood…in fact a majority of U.S adults have no idea that even when they're using Instagram or WhatsApp, the buck still ends with Zuck.
@jared we need a wider conversation about tracking ownership of brands, I think (hope) a lot of people would be terrified about just how much of our society is in the hands of about 20 corporations
@xmakina Yep, that's just nucking futs.
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