The Facebook class action was brought to Federal court last month in Mississippi on behalf of a woman who claims her rights were violated when Facebook tracked her internet history even while she was not logged into Facebook. That brings charges of unjust enrichment, breach of contract, trespassing, and last but not least…invasion of privacy.
The Mississippi woman’s Facebook class action is seeking class status so plaintiffs with the same complaints can join her lawsuit. This Facebook class action is right after an Australian man told the world the truth about Facebook’s like buttons. Apparently the like buttons used by Facebook also allowed Facebook to track users’ browsing habits even when they were not logged into Facebook.
That other Facebook class action involving like buttons stems from the fact that cookies placed on a user’s hard drive will send information to Facebook every time that user visits a website that has like buttons on it. Facebook claims the cookies are used to combat spam.