European Union regulators say that Facebook may have intentionally misled them when it sought their approval to purchase WhatsApp, reports Bloomberg. Facebook acquired the messaging app in 2014 for $22 billion. Bloomberg says that if Facebook is found guilty, it could face fines of up to 1% of annual sales for providing “incorrect or misleading information” during the EU’s review of the acquisition. MG
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