Regulation of and by Platforms

@inproceedings{Gillespie2018RegulationOA,
  title={Regulation of and by Platforms},
  author={Tarleton Gillespie},
  year={2018}
}

The platformization of China’s film distribution in a pandemic era

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    Chinese Journal of Communication
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TLDR
The findings indicate that digital corporations' strategies have accelerated the platformization of the distribution infrastructure of the film industry, however, current industrial practices nourish the prospect of coexistence in the foreseeable future.

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  • Robert Gorwa
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    Information, Communication & Society
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The article shows how companies providing game engines challenge the current balance of power between established platform companies, demonstrating that game engines have emerged as an important new type of platform that demands academic and public attention.
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