Minors Allowed Facebook To Use Them In Ads, Judge Hears

Law360, San Francisco (January 9, 2014, 7:27 PM EST) -- Facebook Inc. urged a California federal judge Thursday to toss a proposed class action accusing the social media giant of using children's names and likenesses in ads without their consent, arguing that the minors gave that permission when they signed up to use the service.

The social media site urged U.S. District Court Judge Richard Seeborg to reject the plaintiffs' latest argument — that the site's terms of service violate California laws governing whether minors can make contracts. Their effort to invalidate Facebook's terms of service...
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