Data Privacy & Security Data Privacy & Security

US litigation over Facebook sharing of user data with app developers may be over

By Mike Swift
  • 26 Aug 2022 23:07
  • 26 Aug 2022 23:40
Meta Platforms and plaintiffs suing the social media giant told a US judge in San Francisco today they've reached a settlement in long-running and combative litigation over Facebook’s sharing of user data with app developers on its platform.
Terms of the settlement weren’t released, with the two sides asking US

To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to MLex or register for a free trial.

Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

Discover MLex

Stay on top of global regulatory developments

Latest News