Site: Facebook may owe you $10
Class action suit settlement announced
Last Updated: 313 days ago
Facebook.com recently settled a class action lawsuit for $20 million and now must pay out, Mashable.com reported over the weekend.
The settlement is over Facebook's past practice of using user profile photos in advertisements without the users' permission.
Twenty million dollars sounds like a lot until you consider there are 150 million U.S. Facebook users.
The problem is, if too many Facebook users claim their settlement, the settlement will go to a non-profit, Mashable reported.
Check your email and junk mail file for an email last week from firstname.lastname@example.org for full details.
If you'd like to make a claim, you can do so at this site: http://www.fraleyfacebooksettlement.com/claim You'll need the settlement number that was in the email you received. It was sent to all U.S. Facebook users but many may have dismissed it as spam and trashed it.
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