If you got an email saying you’re part of a class action lawsuit against Facebook, it’s not a scam.
Millions of Facebook users are eligible for a small share of a class action settlement against the company.
The lawsuit stems from Facebook’s placing of users in a “sponsored story” ad based on things they had “liked.”
Things users “like” were often taken out of context.
Facebook settled the case for $20 million.
Any user who got the email, which came from firstname.lastname@example.org, can follow the instructions to file a claim. The highest potential payout is $10.
Click here on an overview of the lawsuit.
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