In the lead-up to another presidential election, The Verge conducted tech survey 2020, which shows that a bigger proportion of the population holds a highly favorable view of Amazon, while more people have a very unfavorable view of Facebook than they did in 2016.
More importantly, Americans generally believe the biggest tech companies have too much power and ought to be split up. Among survey respondents:
- 56 percent said the government should break up tech companies if they control too much of the economy
- 72 percent said that Facebook has too much power
- 51 percent said Google and YouTube should be split into separate companies