Data watchdog flags concerns over Facebook integration plan

Data watchdog flags concerns over Facebook integration plan

The Data Protection Commission said it would be scrutinising Facebook's plans to integrate its WhatsApp and Instagram platforms very closely, citing data protection concerns

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has asked Facebook for an “urgent briefing” on its plans to integrate its WhatsApp and Instagram platforms.

The watchdog said it would be scrutinising the plans very closely, particularly if they involved the sharing and merging of personal data between the three Facebook businesses.

“Previous proposals to share data between Facebook companies have given rise to significant data protection concerns,” the DPC said, adding that it would be looking for...

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