Facebook Settles Sponsored Stories Suit For $10m

Facebook is paying $10 million to settle a lawsuit over ads that it called sponsored stories. Facebook's service allowed companies to pay to retransmit users' activities to their friends' pages.

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    Social networking giant Facebook has been forced to allow users to opt out of their names being used in `sponsored stories`. London ... also agreed to pay out 10 million dollars to settle the suit, but the type of settlement means the payment will go ...
    06/23/2012 - 12:37 am | View Link
  • Facebook Settles Sponsored Stories Suit For $10M
    So the suit was settled, $10 million goes to charity and the lawyers get 33% of what? Court documents from late last week say a settlement has been reached. Facebook attorney Michael Rhodes confirms Sunday that it's for $10 million, which will be given to ...
    06/18/2012 - 8:31 am | View Link
  • Facebook settles Sponsored Stories suit for $10 million
    Facebook will pay $10 million in a settlement over its “Sponsored Stories” feature, which had some users up in arms about their privacy. Details about Facebook’s settlement with users over the social network’s use of personal photos and “likes ...
    06/18/2012 - 6:57 am | View Link
  • Facebook Settles 'Sponsored Stories' Lawsuit for $10M
    Facebook has settled a lawsuit over its "Sponsored Stories" advertisements and will pay $10 million ... Facebook tried to dismiss the suit last year, but a federal judge allowed it to proceed. The plaintiffs could show they were economically hurt by ...
    06/18/2012 - 12:59 am | View Link
  • Facebook Settles Sponsored Stories Suit for $10M
    Facebook Inc. has agreed to pay $10 million to charity to settle a lawsuit that accused the site of violating users' rights to control the use of their own names, photographs and likenesses, according to court documents made public over the weekend.
    06/17/2012 - 8:40 pm | View Link
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