Do you have a problem of data breach on Facebook? Do you suspect any third party access on data about users’ friends without permission of the users whose data was shared and did not sufficiently monitor and enforce third-party access or use of that data? This review will help you partake in the class action settlement.
What Is Facebook user profile data privacy $725M Class Action Settlement?
Meta Platforms Inc. has agreed to a $725 million class action settlement resolving claims that Facebook (now Meta Platforms Inc.) shared or otherwise made accessible to third parties Facebook user data and data about users’ friends without permission of the users whose data was shared and did not sufficiently monitor and enforce third-party access or use of that data. The name of the case is Facebook, Inc. Consumer Privacy User Profile Litigation, Case No. 3:18-md-02843-VC, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
What Is This Class Action All About?
The settlement class includes all Facebook users in the United States between May 24, 2007, and Dec. 22, 2022, inclusive (the “class period”). The settlement class does not include: (i) all persons who are directors, officers, legal representatives, alleged co-conspirators and agents of defendant or its wholly or partly owned subsidiaries or affiliated companies or employees of defendant or its subsidiaries and affiliated companies; (ii) counsel for any plaintiff whose case was consolidated into this MDL and their employees, including but not limited to class counsel for plaintiffs and their employees; (iii) the special master, discovery mediators and settlement mediator who participated in this case and their staff; and the judges and court staff, as well as any appellate court to which this matter is ever assigned; and (iv) eligible persons who elect to opt out of the settlement class.
Who Is Eligible?
The lawsuit settlement benefits all Facebook users in the United States between May 24, 2007, and Dec. 22, 2022, subject to the exclusions described above. Class members who wish to exclude themselves from or object to the Facebook class action settlement must do so no later than July 26, 2023.
How To Be Part of This Settlement
In order to receive settlement benefits, the amount class members will be paid depends on how many class members submit valid claims and how long they were users on Facebook during the class period. The deadline to submit a claim form is Aug. 25, 2023.
What Is The Pay For This Settlement?
It Varies and there is no need for proof of purchase.
As you submit your claim to the settlement website FacebookUserPrivacySettlement.com, just like Lufthansa COVID-19 Canceled Flight class action settlement we have reviewed , you’re doing so under penalty of perjury. You are also harming other eligible Class Members by submitting a fraudulent claim. The court has scheduled a final approval hearing for Sept. 7, 2023.
Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Precious