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The "obligation to share data" investigation about WhatsApp and its umbrella company Meta (Facebook) has been completed.

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The "obligation to share data" investigation about WhatsApp and its umbrella company Meta (Facebook) has been completed.

The Competition Authority imposed an administrative fine of 346.7 million liras on Meta within the framework of the investigation.

The Competition Council has launched an investigation against Facebook regarding the data sharing obligation imposed on WhatsApp users.
Qazet.az report according to CumhuriyyetNews

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According to the statement of the Competition Authority, the reason for the fine was that the agency combined the data collected from Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp services, making it difficult for its competitors to operate, causing competition to worsen. online display advertising markets and barriers to market entry with personal social networking services.

The company can appeal the decision within 60 days.

Company officials said the purpose of the data exchange, which was established in 2016, was to "provide greater clarity and transparency."