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Few would have guessed from Facebook’s humble beginnings in 2004 as the brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg and four Harvard classmates that 14 years later it would be mired in litigation so deep that the social network’s very future was on the line. In this Instant Insights we explore the array of lawsuits against the Silicon Valley giant, which range from testing the basic tenets of democracy to the advertisement of tattoo services.

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Facebook is looking to examine British political consulting and data firm Cambridge Analytica’s servers following the UK’s investigation into a massive data breach. The probe resulted in Facebook being fined the equivalent of more than $640,000 Wednesday for failing to protect user data.

Phillip Bantz

Phillip Bantz is a reporter for Corporate Counsel. Follow him on Twitter @PhillipBantz.

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