GAFA – its a word

It’s got to the point where tech companies are so big, so well known, so global that they now are a word.

In France, there’s a new word on everyone’s lips: GAFA. It’s an acronym, and it has become a shorthand term for some of the most powerful companies in the world—all American, all tech giants. GAFA stands for Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon.
The phrase is used by newspapers, blogs, and talking heads on TV

You don’t hear it much in California (yet – a least not in my small world).
I just find it interesting that it’s out there and being used.

Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon pretty much dominate every facet of our lives—from email from friends and family to what’s in your pocket to how you get everything in your house to how you pay. As far as acronyms of global power go, it works.

And that probably sums it enough to leave it at that.