Lawsuit claims Google and Facebook brokered secret deal to dominate ad market

Lawsuit claims Google and Facebook brokered secret deal to dominate ad market

Lawsuit claims Google and Facebook brokered secret deal to dominate ad market Facebook's COO allegedly called it a 'big deal strategically' The top executives at Google and Facebook are being accused of conspiring together by approving a secret deal that gave Facebook an advantage in online advertising auctions. Attorneys for Texas and other states, according to court filings obtained by Fox News, say that the 2018 deal between tech giants potentially violated antitrust laws by giving Facebook unlawful advantages in Google’s advertising exchange. SEN. WARREN, REP. JAYAPAL ACCUSE GOOGLE OF TRYING TO 'BULLY' DOJ ANTITRUST CHIEF INTO RECUSAL The lawsuit alleges that Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, negotiated the deal with Google chief executive Sundar Pichai with the approval of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Sandberg reportedly referred to the …
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