Anti-competition watchdog launches investigation into social network’s profiling of users for targeted advertising and abuse of its dominant position

Facebook is being investigated by the German federal cartel office, the Bundeskartellamt, for suspected anti-competitive behaviour stemming from breaches of data protection law.

The Bundeskartellamt said on Wednesday that it has initiated proceedings against the social network, which operates within Europe from a base in Ireland.

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