EU Warns Facebook over Promoted Scams

March 19, 2017 - 9:38pm The European Commission is turning its attention to Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. The commission is concerned about a rising number of complaints from people who have fallen victim to scams on social media, and being subjected to terms and conditions that are incompatible with European law. Having already written to the three companies back in November, the European Commission, along with EU consumer authorities, met to discuss how they will move forward. The commission says that if the proposals are unsatisfactory, “enforcement action” may be required. Following this week’s meeting, Facebook, Google and Twitter now have a month to put Brought to you by Pace Lattin

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