Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here testifying before the House Financial Services Committee in 2019, endorsed the idea of quickly copying competitors similar to Chinese tech companies. Photo: ReutersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here testifying before the House Financial Services Committee in 2019, endorsed the idea of quickly copying competitors similar to Chinese tech companies. Photo: Reuters
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here testifying before the House Financial Services Committee in 2019, endorsed the idea of quickly copying competitors similar to Chinese tech companies. Photo: Reuters

Facebook’s strategy of cloning competitors might be inspired by Chinese tech companies, Zuckerberg emails show

  • Emails unveiled in an antitrust hearing suggest that Chinese tech companies like Renren and Tencent inspired Facebook to quickly copy competitors
  • Mark Zuckerberg once courted China but has toughened his rhetoric amid rising geopolitical tensions

Topic |   Facebook
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here testifying before the House Financial Services Committee in 2019, endorsed the idea of quickly copying competitors similar to Chinese tech companies. Photo: ReutersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here testifying before the House Financial Services Committee in 2019, endorsed the idea of quickly copying competitors similar to Chinese tech companies. Photo: Reuters
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here testifying before the House Financial Services Committee in 2019, endorsed the idea of quickly copying competitors similar to Chinese tech companies. Photo: Reuters
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