Will Facebook have to give up WhatsApp and Instagram?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the latest antitrust case against Facebook. He looks at the growing global consensus on action against the tech giants, and talks about the situation in the developing countries

December 13, 2020 by Newsclick

After Google, Facebook has become the next tech giant to be hit with an antitrust lawsuit in the US. The US Federal Trade Commission and many States have filed two cases and one of the actions being recommended against the company is the divestment from WhatsApp and Instagram. Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the case and its global implications.