Social media giant Facebook, US Trade Commission and opened by 48 state attorneys antitrust case asked the judges to reject the allegations made against the company. Facebook has also stated that they are illegally suppressing competition and harming consumers. that there is no evidence stated.
Facebook says no evidence for antitrust lawsuit
Facebook made by in the statement, from the federal court December He was asked to reject the lawsuits filed in 2012. Lawsuits accuse Facebook of unethical acts, such as buying instead of competing with competitors. Federal states and their regulators are Instagram and WhatsApp It asks him to potentially give orders to deactivate it.
Social media company 2012 in the year Instagram 1 billion dollars WhatsApp from 2014’te 19 billion it incorporated it for dollars. Facebook also blog “The government ignores the realities of the fierce competition we face every day and sends a dangerous message that no sale is final,” he said.
In the case filed Facebook, It faced scrutiny from regulators, legislators, and the company saying it did not do enough to protect user privacy and combat misinformation. If the company Federal Trade Commission He said that no valid market has been defined to dismiss his case, and that there is no evidence that prices are increasing.
Facebook users do not have to pay a subscription fee to use the site. Because the site makes money from advertising sales. Lawsuits also say that Facebook leads to fewer options for consumers with anti-competitive tactics. Because it seems difficult for users to move their data to another social media network. Because many of the important companies are already Facebook’a in your hand.