FTC v. Facebook: Social Media Giant Sued for Anticompetitive Conduct
By Brent Mobbs — Edited by Alex MagedPosted on March 08, 2021 FTC v. Facebook, Inc., File No. 1910134 (FTC Dec. 9, 2020). [Complaint] FTC Sues Facebook The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has sued Facebook for anticompetitive conduct under Section 2 of the Sherman Act, which prohibits improper monopolization of a market. In support of this claim, the FTC cites Facebook’s 2012 acquisition of Instagram, its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp, its API...