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47 attorneys general are investigating Facebook for antitrust violations

27 days ago   |   By NBC News

The multistate investigation was first announced in September with participation from seven other states, but it has since expanded considerably.
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Facebook slides after state-led antitrust probe ramps up to include 47 attorneys general

Facebook slides after state-led antitrust probe ramps up to include 47 attorneys general

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Shares of Facebook traded as much as 4.4% lower on Tuesday as an antitrust probe led by New York Attorney General Letitia James expanded to include 47 state attorneys general.
The investigation is expected to focus on how Facebook has handled consumer data and whether the company has stifled competition.
The probe was initially announced in September with the backing of eight states including New York.
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Facebook's stock price tumbled as much as 4.4% on Tuesday as an antitrust probe led by New York grew to include 47 attorneys general from US states and...
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Facebook probe by U.S. states expands to 47 attorneys general

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

A New York-led probe of Facebook Inc into allegations that the company put consumer data at risk and pushed up advertising rates has expanded to include attorneys general from 47 U.S. states and territories, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement on Tuesday.
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States' antitrust probe into Facebook balloons to 47 AGs

States' antitrust probe into Facebook balloons to 47 AGs

28 days ago   |   By Politico

Almost every state and territorial attorney general in the U.S. is now part of an ongoing investigation into whether Facebook is breaking antitrust laws, the lead investigator's office announced today. “Our investigation now has the support of 47 attorneys general from around the nation, who are all concerned that Facebook may have put consumer data at risk, reduced the quality of consumers' choices, and increased the price of advertising,” New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement. The move ups the pressure on the tech giant, which is facing expansive probes into whether...
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47 attorneys general are investigating Facebook for antitrust violations

28 days ago   |   By CNBC

The probe will zero in on whether Facebook broke any state or federal laws as a result of any anti-competitive conduct related to its dominance.
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