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Facebook to pay out $10 million to settle 'Sponsored story' lawsuit

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Facebook has agreed to pay out $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by users unhappy over the use of their details in Sponsored Story ads.

VIDEO: Awkward! Facebook VP stumped by BBC question


Elliot Schrage, Facebook's VP Public Policy, was struck dumb by BBC reporter Emily Maitlis when she quizzed him about the ethics of "Sponsored Stories" on Facebook in a television documentary shown this weekend in the UK.