The deadline for Facebook users to file a claim in a new nationwide settlement is fast approaching.
The deadline to file in the $725 million class-action settlement is Aug. 25, 2023, and more people may now be eligible.
The settlement was reached with Facebook’s parent company, Meta Platforms Inc. following a lawsuit, which alleged Facebook made users’ data available to third parties without their permission and claimed the platform did not monitor or enforce third-party access to the data they received. That includes the collection of data by now-defunct political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which went on to be used for political advertising on the platform.
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