Brendan Keenan: 'Breaking up big tech may be a good idea but it will be hard to do'

New revolution: Facebook is threatening to swallow up more firms with a China-inspired pivot which combines its messaging with an array of services, including purchases and payments. Photo: PA

Brendan Keenan

If you want to understand the Information Revolution - a revolution which may turn out as profound as the industrial one - best to start with something simple. Something like Airbnb.