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FTC says Meta has all the market definition documents it needs

By Bryan Koenig (July 15, 2022, 6:20 p.m. EDT) – The Federal Trade Commission told a DC federal judge that it had already responded as much as it could to a meta request for details on how The agency defines exactly the personal social networking market that Facebook’s parent company would monopolize, but which the company says is confusing and “artificial.”

Responding to a Meta motion to compel on Thursday, the FTC argued that it could not produce analysis it simply did not have on features of WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger and Facebook – called Facebook Blue – belonging to the social media market, the definition of which is likely to be crucial in arguing that…

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