Keep an eye on your mail box… Facebook could be sending you $200 for your face!
It’s true, if you use Facebook, and you live in Illinois, that check could be on it’s way.
Why? Facebook has settled a 5-year-old class-action lawsuit, over their facial recognition tagging feature.
Because Illinois has one of the strictest bio-metric privacy laws in the nation; the feature has violated Illinois state law, which protects our bio-metric information. That can include data from facial, fingerprint and iris scans. According to the Tribune, if you’re eligible to claim a portion of the settlement, you will be notified.
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