Google to follow in Facebook’s footsteps on “Sponsored Stories”

Although Facebook has been sued for the practice (the case is now headed to the Ninth Circuit on our appeal from settlement approval), Google announced late last week that it would soon begin using user images in advertisements.

One silver lining: Google, unlike Facebook, will exempt users under 18, the New York Times reports. Facebook's failure to do the same was the focus of our objections to the settlement of the Facebook case.

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