Facebook has had a tumultuous year, to say the least. The social networking giant found itself mired in a series of controversies, including one involving the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. Under intense pressure, CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified at two Congressional hearings where he faced intense criticism over his company’s data privacy practices. Despite the unflattering attention, Facebook’s business continued to grow while its share price, which tumbled soon after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, recovered.
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The document instructs U.S. antitrust authorities to “thoroughly investigate whether any online platform has acted in violation of the antitrust laws.”