Legal The US Federal Trade Commission to launch a probe against Facebook Updated : March 31, 2018 07:22 AM IST The FTC, in a statement on Monday, confirmed that it has an "open non-public investigation" into Facebook's privacy practices. Signatories to the letter, among others, includes New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S Grewal. Early reports indicate that user data of at least 50 million Facebook profiles may have been misused. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.