Facebook users who had an active account anytime between May 2007 and December 2022 are eligible to apply to receive a piece of the $725 million settlement. If you’re not familiar with the Facebook lawsuit settlement, read about it here. In December 2022 Facebook agreed to the payment ($725 Million) to settle a longstanding class action lawsuit accusing it of allowing Cambridge Analytica and other third parties to access private user information and misleading users about its privacy practices. Below you will find how and where to apply for the Facebook Settlement
How and Where to Apply to get your share
The claim form, which can be found HERE, requires a few personal details and information about your account. The form can be filled out online or printed and submitted by mail. The form takes only a few minutes to complete and must be submitted by August 25 to be included as part of the settlement.
How much will each user be paid?
It’s not yet clear how much each settlement payment will be to each user. The fund will be distributed to class members who submit valid claims based on how long they’ve had an active Facebook account during the relevant period of May 2007 and December 2022. This is according to the frequently asked questions page on the settlement site.
Lastly, the final settlement approval hearing is set for September 7th, 2023. Settlement payments will begin after the court’s approval if there are no appeals.