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Why These Parents Are Still Angry At Facebook

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of consumer and children's advocates are renewing their legal battle with Facebook over teenagers' privacy on the world's la...

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...

If You Could Pay Facebook To Remove Ads, Would You?

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.19.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

According to a patent filing that went public just weeks ago, listing co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself as one of the inventors, Facebook is considering something called "Paid Profile Personalization."

How I'm Getting Facebook to Pay Nearly $20M to Protect the Internet from Facebook

Rose Marie Berger | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Rose Marie Berger

To get $20 million donated to the Internet's good guys, we need lots and lots of people to fill out their claim forms.

Finally, It's Facebook's Turn To Pay You

Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology

After Facebook's IPO turned early employees into overnight billionaires, many users demanded to know when they would get paid for all the sharing that...

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...

Facebook Changes Policy After Lawsuit

Reuters | Dan Levine | Posted 08.21.2012 | Technology

By Dan Levine (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has agreed to allow users more control over how their personal information is used in its "Spons...

Facebook Paying Millions To Settle Lawsuit Over Users' Rights

Reuters | Dan Levine and Sarah McBride | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

By Dan Levine and Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has agreed to pay $10 million to charity to settle a lawsuit tha...

Settlement Reached In Facebook Class Action

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has agreed to settle a lawsuit that alleged the site's "Sponsored Stories" feature...

New Facebook Ads Are Coming To Your Computer -- And Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.29.2012 | Technology

Facebook announced on Wednesday that it is bringing more advertisements to more places -- and, for the first time, to smartphones -- as part of its pu...

Coming Soon To Facebook: MORE ADS

TechCrunch | Josh Costine | Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology

Starting in January 2012, Facebook will gradually begin showing Sponsored Stories social ads in the main news feed of the web version of the site, a r...

Facebook Adds More Ads

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology

Facebook will be serving up more ads in more places thanks to its latest change. The social networking service has introduced "Sponsored Stories," ...

Facebook Turns Your News Feed Activity Into Ads

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook is rolling out a new advertising format called Sponsored Stories, which allows advertisers to prioritize content from the News Feed by turnin...