Illinois residents who used Instagram within the past eight years have six days to file a claim in the state’s $68 million class-action lawsuit against the platform.
Meta, the umbrella company of Facebook and Instagram, allegedly violated Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act by “collecting and storing biometric identifiers and/or biometric information,” such as physical characteristics, which can be used to identify people.
Eligible recipients include those who used Instagram while in Illinois at any time between Aug. 10, 2015, and Aug. 16, 2023. The settlement administrator said the payout includes both minors and adults.
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