Facebook ordered to pay 110 million euros to the european Commission

Facebook, the number one social networks will have to pay 110 million euros to the european Commission because of information distortion that it would have issued in its acquisition of WhatsApp.

110 million euros. This is the amount of the fine which has hit Facebook in relation to its takeover of WhatsApp. It is alleged the company of Mark Zuckerberg to have supplied false information during its acquisition of the instant messaging application WhatsApp.

If one makes a leap into the past, in 2014, to be precise, Facebook was committed to not tying the profiles of the users of WhatsApp to those of Facebook. That changed in 2016, where WhatsApp has amended its privacy policy and permits the connection between the user telephone numbers and the identity of those of Facebook.

The european Commission has now concluded that not only the technical possibility to automatically correlate the identities of the users of Facebook and WhatsApp are from 2014, but also that Facebook was well aware of this process.

Given that the company provided misleading information on this subject, it must respond to its acts. Facebook has defended not have intentionally wanted to disclose false information on his blog. This is not the first time that the company has to pay a fine…

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