But at the request of the UK Information Commissioner, those auditors stood down.
The Information Commissioner's Office is pursuing a warrant for its own on-site investigation and directed the halt to Facebook's audit.
Caught in the market downdraft today or just following their social-networking rival down (if those two ideas can be separated today), other sector firms finished lower today: TWTR ended down 1.7%; SNAP closed down 3.5%; GOOG closed down 3.2%; GOOGL down 3%.
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