Facebook stock drops 7% over controversy linked to Trump campaign

Facebook Inc.’s stock tumbled Monday after the social media company accused a data analytics firm used by the Trump campaign of exploiting ill-gotten data belonging to unwitting Facebook users.

Shares of Facebook sank 7.5%, to $ 171.18, around 9:10 a.m. Pacific time.

On Friday, a Facebook executive…

latimes.com – Los Angeles Times

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