Facebook could have to pay "billions" in damages in class action lawsuit over facial recognition (FB)

Reuters/Leah Millis Facebook faces a class-action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology to tag people in photos. The decision by a US district judge means the company could be sued by millions of US users......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Facebook to face class action over facial recognition

A U.S. federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission.      &nbs.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 17th, 2018

Facebook must face class-action lawsuit over facial recognition: report

A federal judge allowed a class-action lawsuit against Facebook Inc. to proceed Monday, according to a Reuters report. The suit challenges the social-network giant over its gathering of facial recog.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Fresh trouble for FB: US judge demands class action over facial recognition

The ruling adds to the privacy woes that have been mounting against Facebook for weeks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

Facebook Did Nothing to Stop Cambridge Analytica Data Breaches, New Class-Action Federal Lawsuit Claims

The social media giant is accused of inaction when users' data was surreptitiously breached in 2014......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 21st, 2018

Facebook hit with class-action lawsuit by investor

Facebook has been hit with a class-action lawsuit by a shareholder claiming the social media giant made “false and misleading” statements.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 21st, 2018

A Facebook shareholder launched a lawsuit against the social network over the Cambridge Analytica scandal

David Ramos/Getty Images A Facebook shareholder is suing the company for allegedly misleading investors. The suit is seeking class action status. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2018

Facebook settles class action lawsuit over IPO for $35M, Reuters reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 27th, 2018

Facebook reaches a $35 million settlement for class-action lawsuit over its 2012 IPO (FB)

Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reached a $35 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought on by shareholders. The shareholders claimed that Facebook had been hidin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 26th, 2018

Facebook settles lawsuit over 2012 IPO for $35 million

Facebook Inc and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg have reached a $35 million settlement of class-action litigation accusing them of hiding worries about the social media company's growth prior to its May 2012 initial public offering......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 26th, 2018

T-Mobile, Amazon among those accused of using Facebook ads to exclude older Americans from jobs

A class action lawsuit against 13 companies takes issue with the targeting of ads by age and demographics and contends that the ubiquitous online practice is preventing older candidates from finding work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 20th, 2017

Facebook ads targeting younger workers discriminate against older workers, lawsuit alleges

The lawsuit filed by the CWA and its members is seeking class action status to represent all Facebook users 40 or older who may have been denied the chance to hear about job opportunities.      &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 20th, 2017

Securities class action lawsuit served on Dr Reddy"s in US

The lawsuit filed at the District Court for New Jersey seeks damages.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 29th, 2017

LuLaRoe is facing a class-action lawsuit from consultants who call it a "pyramid scheme"

Facebook/LuLaRoe Four plaintiffs have filed a class-action law suit against LuLaRoe, sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg, Facing Class Action Lawsuit, Scraps Plan to Issue Non-Voting Facebook Shares -

Inc.comMark Zuckerberg, Facing Class Action Lawsuit, Scraps Plan to Issue Non-Voting Facebook SharesInc.comWith more than $70 billion, Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan can still fu.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 24th, 2017

Facing Class Action Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg Won"t Issue Non-Voting Facebook Shares After All

With more than $70 billion, Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan can still fund their philanthropic plans......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 23rd, 2017

Facebook has dropped its plans to issue nonvoting shares days before Mark Zuckerberg"s planned testimony (FB)

Getty Facebook has dropped its plan to create a class of non-voting shares in the face of a class action lawsuit brought by investors. The decision means t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 22nd, 2017

Facebook wants to save your face. Should you say yes to facial recognition?

After Cambridge Analytica, privacy experts say consumers should think twice before giving Facebook p.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 19th, 2018

Facebook is turning facial recognition back on in Europe

Facebook is turning facial recognition back on in Europe.....»»

Category: videosSource: videonewsindexApr 18th, 2018

Facebook is offering facial recognition again in Europe

Facebook is bringing facial recognition back to Europe after withdrawing the feature in 2012 because of objections from data privacy groups......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 18th, 2018

Amid data scandal, Facebook rolls out new privacy choices under EU rules

The statement said users will be told that facial recognition is optional, but that it could offer some benefit, such as being notified when someone is using an unauthorized picture.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2018