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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Facebook Ireland Limited
Current Parent CompanyMeta Platforms Inc.
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Meta Platforms Inc.
Penalty: £0
Year: 2020
Date: 16 October, 2020
Offence Group: consumer-protection-related offences
Offence Type: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Facebook agreed to further changes to its systems to prevent hidden advertising being posted on its Instagram platform, following an investigation by the CMA of concerns the lack of effort to stop undeclared business endorsements in social media was a breach of consumer protection law.
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: Undertaking with the CMA
Agency: Competition and Markets Authority
HQ Country of Parent: United States
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: internet services
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