Even in a year when bashing tech companies has become a bipartisan avocation, last week’s US antitrust assault on Facebook stands out.
The US took a major step toward the possible breakup of Facebook by formally filing an antitrust lawsuit against the technology giant. Here’s how a forced breakup would impact Facebook’s prospects.
Facebook could be forced to sell its prized assets WhatsApp and Instagram after the US Federal Trade Commission and nearly every US state filed lawsuits against the social media company on Wednesday.
US antitrust officials are nearing a final decision on bringing a lawsuit against Facebook that accuses the social media giant of using its dominance to harm competition.
Every toy, gadget and item you see on YouTube could soon be for sale online – not on Amazon, but right on YouTube itself.
Facebook is again being sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users, this time through the unauthorised use of their mobile phone cameras.
Google and Facebook took particularly sharp jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from politicians on Wednesday in a much-anticipated hearing that put four of the US’s most prominent tech CEOs in the hot seat.