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Facebook Sponsored Stories Settlement

Facebook Set To (Finally) Kill Controversial Feature

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology

It took heaps of bad press and a court settlement, but Facebook is finally ready to shut down one of its most controversial features. In a blog pos...

Facebook's Mobile Revenues Strategy and "Promote Posts" in Trouble

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology
Janet Tavakoli

A pending court ruling puts Facebook's entire mobile strategy in question, because Facebook will have to give adults the option of opting out of sponsored stories after pressure from a class action suit by consumer privacy protection groups.

Facebook Takes Another Stab At Settling Class Action Suit

Reuters | Dan Levine | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge said he would consider whether to preliminarily approve Facebook's second attempt ...

Facebook To Class-Action Users: OK OK, Instead Of $0, Have A Hamilton

Reuters | Nate Raymond | Posted 12.08.2012 | Technology

By Nate Raymond (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has proposed a revised $20 million settlement in a class action lawsuit accusing it of violati...

Judge Rejects Facebook's Settlement Plans Over Controversial Feature

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge rejected Facebook Inc's proposed legal settlement to resolve allegations that the social networking company vio...