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Potentially Dumb Question

I'm new to Iota but since I lurked on this sub I'm seeing a lot of posts like: "X is using Iota for this application". This made me wonder what direct impact this use has on the Tangle network and/or iota token price. I guess what I'm wondering is whether these companies are using their own private network or the Tangle which to my understanding is the public network and in case they use a private network whether they will be able to buy Iota tokens and use them there.
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