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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  • Facebook settles Sponsored Stories suit for $10 million
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  • 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. If a user clicked the "like" button for a brand, the click ...
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  • Facebook settles sponsored stories suit for $10M
    (AP) Facebook (FB) 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. If a user clicked the "like" button for a brand ...
    06/17/2012 - 4:26 am | View Link
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