The new pact, which still needs to be finalised, will almost certainly face intense legal scrutiny that began after revelations by Edward Snowden of mass digital spying by US agencies.
The clas action lawsuit accuses Facebook of wrongly tracking users away from the social network, then making money from the data by selling it to marketers for targeting ads.
Demand surges for Signal and Telegram messaging apps in the country following WhatsApp's new data sharing policy that has ignited privacy concerns. Meanwhile, Turkish Presidency and Defense Ministry have moved their accounts to BiP, a Turkish app.
Ireland's Data Protection Commission has received complaints that Instagram is making children's personal data public.
Observers fear intermediary rules that include proactive monitoring, user verification and tight timelines that dictate how quickly a company should take down material authorities deem questionable.
The court ruled that LinkedIn violated a law that requires foreign companies to store the personal data of Russian citizens on servers within the country.
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