US sues to break up Facebook, seeking divestment of Instagram and WhatsApp

//US sues to break up Facebook, seeking divestment of Instagram and WhatsApp

US sues to break up Facebook, seeking divestment of Instagram and WhatsApp

US federal and state antitrust enforcers filed suit against Facebook on Wednesday claiming the social media giant abused its dominant position with its acquisitions of messaging services Instagram and WhatsApp.Separate suits filed by the Federal Trade Commission and a coalition of state officials called for the divestment of Instagram and WhatsApp, services that have billions of users and are part of the Facebook “family” of applications.“Facebook’s actions to entrench and maintain its monopoly…

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