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EU and UK begin antitrust investigations into Facebook Marketplace

The European Commission and the UK are launching separate investigations into Facebook citing antitrust concerns over the Facebook Marketplace and the company’s use of classified advertisements on the platform. In particular, regulators are concerned that Facebook is unfairly using advertising data to distort competition. Speaking on the investigation, the European …

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Oculus VR hardware sales reportedly paused in Germany

Virtual Reality enthusiasts in Germany might have a difficult time getting hold of any Oculus hardware for a little while. This week, it was reported that Facebook is pausing sales of Oculus Hardware in Germany due to ongoing talks with local regulator officials. German outlet, Heise.de, received an official statement …

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Microsoft cuts advertising from Facebook

In an oddly timed move, Microsoft has reportedly stopped all advertising spending on Facebook and Instagram. Given that Microsoft is one of the biggest spenders on Zuckerberg’s platforms, this is an important shift, but it comes at an odd time, as Microsoft just partnered with Facebook Gaming following the shutdown …

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