The Hidden Risks Behind Facebook’s Login Tools: Part 1

Law360, New York (January 15, 2013, 11:38 AM ET) -- Facebook has faced many challenges about how personal data of its members is collected and used by this Goliath social media company. Recently, a federal judge reportedly indicated tentative approval of Facebook’s offer to settle a class action claim arising from its use of individuals’ names and likenesses in connection with Sponsored Stories, a service it rolled out in January of 2012.[1] While the details of this settlement are not yet fully known, it appears that Facebook will pay $20 million to affected consumers plus additional...
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