Lead Forensics

Online Platforms

An online platform refers to a digital service that enables interactions between two or more sets of users who are distinct but interdependent and use the service to communicate via the internet. The phrase “online platform” is a broad term used to refer to various internet services such as marketplaces, search engines, social media, etc.

In the DSA, online platforms are described as entities that offer hosting services and distribute user information to the public. This includes various types of online platforms, like social networks, online marketplaces and app stores.

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