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Federal and state investigators are readying antitrust charges against Facebook that will challenge the social media giant’s acquisition of two major rivals — Instagram and WhatsApp — in the last decade, which the authorities will argue left users with few alternatives to Facebook’s ecosystem, the Washington Post reported . Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has argued that his company's acquisition of Instagram allowed the ... [+] platform to grow. Getty Images. KEY FACTS. It could be the toughest regulatory challenge that Facebook has ever faced. State attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission are reportedly examining whether the dual acquisitions let users with worse services and less... Full story

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