FTC Confirms It’s Investigating Facebook

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The Federal Trade Commission on Monday confirmed that it had opened an investigation into Facebook’s privacy practices following reports that data from 50 million users landed in the hands of a political consulting firm with ties to President Trump’s campaign without their consent.

Tom Pahl, the acting FTC bureau chief for consumer protection, said in a statement that the agency would be investigating whether the incident constituted a violation of a 2011 agreement that Facebook signed to settle charges over other privacy concerns. Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

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