The lawsuits allege Facebook sought to squelch competition by acquiring WhatsApp and Instagram. Photo: Reuters The lawsuits allege Facebook sought to squelch competition by acquiring WhatsApp and Instagram. Photo: Reuters
The lawsuits allege Facebook sought to squelch competition by acquiring WhatsApp and Instagram. Photo: Reuters
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US sues to break up Facebook, seeking divestment of Instagram and WhatsApp

  • The social giant is being accused of anticompetitive behaviour and of abusing its dominant position
  • Facebook is also facing legal action by antitrust enforcers from 48 US states and territories

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The lawsuits allege Facebook sought to squelch competition by acquiring WhatsApp and Instagram. Photo: Reuters The lawsuits allege Facebook sought to squelch competition by acquiring WhatsApp and Instagram. Photo: Reuters
The lawsuits allege Facebook sought to squelch competition by acquiring WhatsApp and Instagram. Photo: Reuters
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