December 10, 2020 9:40 am
Regulators are accusing the company of buying up rising rivals to cement its dominance over social media.
October 23, 2020 12:58 pm
The FTC has been investigating whether Facebook violated antitrust laws for more than year, including whether its acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp were designed to eliminate emerging competitive threats.
September 16, 2020 12:51 pm
A lawsuit by the FTC would mark another major escalation by U.S. officials in their campaign against America’s technology giants, which have come under intense scrutiny in Washington over their dominant market positions.
August 03, 2019 5:43 pm
US Federal Trade Commission is scrutinizing a deal Amazon.com Inc made with Apple Inc to sell iPhones directly on its e-commerce site, signaling the agency has increased oversight of the tech giant.
August 02, 2019 8:20 pm
US Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Facebook's acquisitions were aimed at buying up potential rivals before they could become a threat to the social media company.
July 20, 2019 6:00 pm
YouTube is considering more changes to how it handles content for kids, according to a different person familiar with the company’s discussions.
May 03, 2019 7:15 pm
The steps would include appointing a federally-approved privacy official at the highest level of Facebook and creating a privacy oversight committee that may include Facebook board members.
July 20, 2014 2:37 pm
"Buy" option will be available for specific products on Facebook's site and mobile app starting Thursday.
April 22, 2014 12:19 am
Consumers know the ad industry makes extravagant claims, advertising doesn’t need a truth serum.
March 08, 2014 2:15 am
FTC looks into market practices that are anticompetitive, deceptive or unfair to consumers.
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