Integration of messaging services of facebook activates EU concerns

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Integration of messaging services of facebook activates EU concerns: Addition of Facebook’s messaging services, namely Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram, has increased concerns amongst the users and privacy advocates alike.

As per the latest technology news, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has inquired Facebook Ireland for an urgent briefing over its proposal to integrate its messaging services platforms.

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In the statement, Irish DPC said that it will investigate the plans of Facebook as they develop, regarding the sharing and merging of personal data among various Facebook companies.

The commission will look out for the assurance that the data of users will be protected and it is only when the proposed integration goes hand-in-hand with GDPR requirements and the said move will be allowed in the European Union.