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
    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 - 6:58 am | View Link
  • 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 - 12:26 pm | View Link
  • Facebook Settles Class-Action Sponsored Stories Suit
    Facebook settled a proposed class-action lawsuit based on the principle that its sponsored stories turn its users into spokespeople and, as such, they should be compensated. Terms were not disclosed. Sister blog Inside Facebook reported the settlement ...
    05/23/2012 - 8:29 am | View Link
  • Facebook Settles 'Sponsored Stories' Lawsuit
    Facebook has settled a class-action lawsuit regarding its "Sponsored Stories" advertising program ... plaintiffs to generate substantial profits for Facebook." Basically, the suit argued that Facebook was using its members as unpaid spokespeople for ...
    05/23/2012 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • Facebook settles sponsored stories suit
    SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has settled a lawsuit alleging the social network improperly used members for advertising purposes without their consent in so-called "sponsored stories," court documents showed Tuesday. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
    05/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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