Rss

  • stumble
  • youtube
  • linkedin

Facebook sued over fake ‘likes’ for ads

ANI | Jan 11, 2014, 1

READ MORE
Facebook sued over fake 'likes' for ads
Facebook has been sued for falsifying member endorsements through their “likes” for advertising purposes.
WASHINGTONFacebook has been sued for falsifying member endorsements through their “likes” for advertising purposes.

Colorado resident and user Anthony Ditirro filed a complaint against the social networking giant for allegedly misrepresenting him in a sponsored advertisement for USA Todayin November of 2013, CNET reports.

Ditirro claimed that it was shown to at least one of his social network friends, despite he never visited ’s website or clicked the like button on its website or Facebook Page.

The complaint accuses Facebook of breaking a number of California civil and business codes, and argues that class members should receive statutory and punitive damages of at least $750 per person for the unauthorized use of their likeness.

 

Enhanced by Zemanta

Related posts

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: