News in Brief: Facebook ‘sponsored stories’ settlement approved

Sep 19, 2013 By: Melissa Sachs

Facebook Inc. will pay $20 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over the social-networking website’s “Sponsored Stories” advertising service, according to an

Facebook & the ACLU join appeal of Facebook “Like” ruling

Aug 14, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

Social media sites such as Facebook now have a vested economic interest in fighting to protect online First Amendment rights.

Cyberlaw Update: Court rules that a Facebook ‘Like’ isn’t expressive

May 2, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

In Bland v. Roberts, a court ruled last week that since a Facebook ‘Like’ doesn’t constitute an expression or association, it’s not protected by the First Amendment.