label for large technology companies including Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Apple, Meta Platforms and Microsoft
Big Tech, also known as the Tech Giants, refers to the most dominant companies in the information technology industry.
- The big tech companies understood that the government had not only damaged American principles, it had hurt their businesses.
- Big Tech — like other large US companies — benefited from corporate tax cuts implemented under President Donald Trump. In many cases, the smaller tax payments helped boost their profits. However, not all of Trump's policies and actions during his first term have played well with Big Tech.
- "Why Big Tech may be hoping for a Joe Biden presidency", CNN.com (Nov. 4, 2020)
- The effect of this is there is no longer a free and open social media company or site for any American to get on any longer. Because these big companies—Apple, Amazon, Google—they have just destroyed what was likely a billion dollar company, and, poof, it's gone...But it's more than the just the financial aspect of that. Republicans have no way to communicate. It doesn't even matter if you're Republican or conservative, if you don't want to be regulated by left-wingers that are at Twitter and Facebook and Instagram, where you get shadow-banned and nobody gets to see you and they get to decide what's violent or not violent, it's preposterous.