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A day not to ‘like’ for Facebook, hit by outage, criminal probe


  • Tech News
  • Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

While the outage continued, The New York Times reported that US prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into the social network’s practice of sharing users’ data with companies without letting its members know. — AFP

While the outage continued, The New York Times reported that US prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into the social network’s practice of sharing users’ data with companies without letting its members know. — AFP

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook grappled with challenges on two fronts March 13, an hours-long outage and intensified scrutiny from investigators reportedly probing data deals struck by the world’s largest social network.

As the outage continued, gripes flooded rival Twitter as well as a comments section on downdetector.com, which tracks trouble accessing online pages.

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