Judge mulls over Facebook’s offer in ‘sponsored stories’ suit
It looks like Judge Richard Seeborg may be turning a corner in the lawsuit over Facebook’s “sponsored stories” feature. He said today that he would review the social network’s second settlement offer and would issue a ruling “very shortly,” according to Reuters.
The crux of the case focuses on Facebook’s use of advertising in its sponsored stories. The original five plaintiffs, which aimed at representing more than 100 million members in a class-action suit, claimed the social network violated users’ right to privacy by publicizing their “likes” in advertisements without asking them or…