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EU Faults Facebook For WhatsApp Deal Discrepancy

  • Reuters, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 11:11 AM
The European Commission just accused Facebook of giving misleading information during its takeover of WhatsApp. “The statement of objections sent to Facebook will not have an impact on the approval of the $22 billion merger in 2014,” Reuters reports, citing a statement from the Commission. “The issue regards a WhatsApp privacy policy change in August when it said it would share some users' phone numbers with parent company Facebook.”

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