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European Commission accuses Facebook of giving misleading information during WhatsApp takeover

In response to separate concerns from EU data protection watchdogs, Facebook has agreed to stop sharing WhatsApp users' information for the purposes of improving its products and advertising.


THE European Commission has charged Facebook Inc with providing misleading information during its takeover of the online messaging service WhatsApp, opening the company to a possible fine of one per cent of its turnover.

The statement of objections sent to Facebook will...

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