Facebook Messaging Plans Raise Monopoly Fears In Washington

Facebook is working on a new platform that would integrate messages across all Facebook Platforms.  Therefore, users of Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook messenger will be able to communicate using a single platform.

Facebook Messaging Plans Raise Monopoly Fears In Washington

Facebook Messaging Plans Raise Monopoly Fears In Washington

Facebook bought Instagram and WhatsApp for a heavy price, they had a plan in their mind. They wanted to get the major portion of messages across the globe which they did after buying all these apps. But there were 3 different platforms, Now Facebook is working to merge all these and that would increase privacy also keep users integrated into the same ecosystem.

All of these apps contain end to end encryption that would prevent an intruder to read any message and make It secure. After integration, billions of users would be connected with each other.

There are some concerns regarding this integration of platforms by Cambridge analytical scandal. As Facebook removed more than 85 insta accounts and 30 accounts of Facebook as they linked to Russian operatives. Also, WhatsApp also faced similar problems. Some concerns were that this could put too much power says Peter Singer. While this integration will help to make the platform better but it also shows some monopoly concerns.

 

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