Social media firms offer $5.3M settlement in iOS app privacy suit over contact uploads

Social media firms offer $5.3M settlement in iOS app privacy suit over contact uploads

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A group of eight social media companies, including Twitter and Instagram, have agreed to pay a total of $5.3 million to settle a 2012 class action lawsuit which alleges user privacy was breached when the apps leveraged an iOS feature that uploaded details from users' contact lists.

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