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Facebook settlement email legit

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - If you received an email stating you are part of a class action lawsuit against Facebook, it is not a scam.

Forbes reported millions of Facebook users are eligible for a small share of a class action settlement against the company.

The lawsuit stems from Facebook's placing of users in sponsored story ads based on things users "liked" that were often taken out of context.

Facebook settled the case for $20 million.

Due to the number of users affected the highest payout is $10.

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