For search and social, Google and Facebook are inarguably two of the most powerful companies on the planet. File photograph: Getty Images

We don’t search online, we “google”, so it is no surprise that Google has over 77 per cent of the search engine market, while the nearest competitor i(...)

Frank Pasquale: “Facebook and Google are effectively the regulators but acting in ways without public accountability”

Many of the early, optimistic assumptions about how the internet would create a public sphere with greater openness, transparency and accuracy have be(...)