PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A bad year just got worse for Facebook. Facebook could be facing a multi-billion dollar fine over multiple failures to protect user privacy.READ MORE: Student Shoots Himself In Leg Inside West Philadelphia School With Metal Detectors, Police Say
The Irish Data Protection Commission oversees Facebook’s compliance A bad with European law and is now looking into reports of multiple data breaches.
It hasn’t been a good year for the social media giant.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed Inside West Philadelphia Corner Store, Police Say
News of the inquiry came just as Facebook announced that it had exposed photos of nearly seven million users.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia High School Works To Return Native American Remains
In September, hackers also accessed the personal information of tens of millions of users.