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CORRECTED: Facebook Advertisers' Inflated Stats Suit Trimmed

Law360, San Francisco (May 16, 2019, 9:16 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday trimmed a putative class action alleging Facebook bolsters its advertising revenue by inflating the potential estimated reach of ads, but said advertisers can amend their suit to describe exactly how Facebook breached its contractual obligations.

In a hearing Thursday, U.S. District Judge James Donato allowed Facebook ad buyers to proceed on unfair competition and unjust enrichment claims, but dismissed a breach of contract claim with leave to amend. The judge said he’s skeptical of the claim and instructed the plaintiffs to persuade him not with summary allegations, but with specific details about how the social...

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