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In the past 24 hours, the company’s services, including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Oculus, froze for most of a day and a newspaper revealed that a new crop of prosecutors is investigating the company for criminal behavior related to a slew of data partnerships.
The new investigation reportedly includes grand jury subpoenas for records from at least two smartphone manufacturers. Their partnerships with Facebook allegedly gave them access to the personal information of millions of Facebook users.
Facebook is under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors examining its data-sharing deals with other major technology companies, according to the New York Times.
Investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, the justice department and the Securities and Exchange Commission have all been previously reported.
Its all speculation but some are saying that Facebook essentially carried out a "purge" of sorts and in order to do so, had to go "offline"...
originally posted by: Thecakeisalie
a reply to: gladtobehere
The sword of Damocles is hanging over Zuckerbergs head.
The dream is over. What started as a genuine attempt to reconnect people and share their lives has become something sinister, now the vultures will swoop in with alternatives, Reddit already has its foot in the door, who knows what is going to take the crown.