Computer & Communication Industry Association

Social Media Survey Experiment

March 2023

This survey shows the impact of objectionable user-generated content on social media sites and digital advertising. The experiment results find that content like hate speech, offensive material, misinformation, and other content that users consider objectionable not only damages the brand of the website or app hosting the content, but harms the brand of companies advertising on the site. The results suggest that policies requiring apps & websites to carry objectionable content could damage the digital economy through harms to digital services and companies that advertise on them.

State-by-State Breakdown of Economic Cost of Legislation Modeled after the New York Twenty First Century Antitrust Act

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Assessment of Economic Costs of Imposing Abuse of Dominance Standards at the State Level

  • Digital Economy

Impacts of Canada’s Proposed Digital Service Tax on the United States

Canadian Bill C-59 would impose a digital services tax (DST) of 3% on revenues from online marketplaces, online advertising, social media, and user data services. The DST would disproportionately�...

  • Competition

Bundled Benefits of Retail Memberships in Mexico

The study evaluates retail membership bundles at Mexico’s leading four Big Box stores: Walmart Pass, Sam’s Club, Costco, and H-E-B Prime in Mexico, finding not only that bundling generates a Me...