Antitrust Antitrust

FTC, states ask court to look at possible divestiture of Facebook's Instagram, WhatsApp platforms

By Mike Swift and Khushita Vasant
  • 09 Dec 2020 19:27
  • 09 Dec 2020 20:39
In an unprecedented challenge to the world’s biggest social network, the US Federal Trade Commission and all but four US states argued in twin antitrust lawsuits that a court should examine whether Facebook must be forced to divest its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms, and constrained in its future acquisitions.

The suits filed today

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