Facebook has agreed to pay a $20 million settlement, which might include Facebook readers reading this. some of that cash. The class action claims Facebook took user-names and photos to help “sponsored stories.”
Facebook denies any wrong-doing but has agreed to pay a total of $20 million toward the settlement. It also agreed to revise its terms of service related to sponsored stories – and to give users additional information about how to control use of their names and profile pictures in sponsored stories.
You have until May 1st, 2013 to file a claim. Individual payments have been estimated at about $10 per person but depends on the number of people who file claims.
To file your claim online: