Germany tells Facebook to stop mixing WhatsApp and Instagram data

Germany‚Äôs competition regulator has ordered Facebook to stop combining user data among its various services, such as WhatsApp and Instagram, without explicit consent. The Bundeskartellamt, or FCO, said that the social media giant has abused its market dominance to gather the data. Users will also have to give explicit permission before Facebook can assign data … Continue reading rides high on French tech funding craze with new $140m round