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Posted 2 years ago in Bankruptcy by Jennifer King  
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Facebook to Pay $20M to Settle ‘Sponsored Stories’ Suit Facebook plans to settle a California class action over its use of users’ names and their profile pictures in its Sponsored Stories program for $20 million. The class accused the site of using the names and/or likenesses of users without their permission to promote products and services in violation of California’s state laws. Find Out More…   Prepaid Debit Cards Are Largely Unregulated Prepaid debit cards continue to grow in popularity …

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Posted 2 years ago in Social Networks by Michele Bowman  
Facebook to Pay $20M to Settle ‘Sponsored Stories’ Suit

Facebook plans to settle a California class action over its use of users’ names and their profile pictures in its “Sponsored Stories” program for $20 million, after having the first settlement attempt rejected by a judge in August. The class – which could include up to 125 million Facebook users – accused the social networking site of using their names and/or likenesses without their permission to promote products and services in violation of California’s state laws against using names for …

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