Europe’s love affair with Facebook may be coming to an end. On Thursday, the European Union’s powerful antitrust officials fined the social network 110 million euros, or about $122 million, for giving misleading statements during the company’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, the internet messaging service, in 2014. The fine — one of the largest regulatory penalties against Facebook — comes days after French and Dutch privacy watchdogs also ruled that the company broke strict data protection rules. Other European countries, notably Germany, also ...
Facebook fined $122 mn by EU anti-trust officials
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Mark Scott Last Updated at May 19, 2017 00:52 IST