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Facebook's plans for WhatsApp data raise EU privacy concerns

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The merging of WhatsApp's data is the first step by Facebook towards monetising the platform since the social network bought the company for about US$22 billion in 2014.

Luxembourg

FACEBOOK Inc's stalled plans to leverage WhatsApp's user data are about to hit another regulatory bump in Europe.

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, who heads a panel of Europe's privacy watchdogs, said Facebook will probably face "additional action" over using WhatsApp's data...

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