Facebook to drop sponsored stories ad unit

Facebook has announced that it will be dropping its sponsored stories ad unit in April, but the company is retaining the right to include user information in all other ads on the social network. Some users had objected to their "likes" and other data being used in ads targeting friends on the network; a 2011 class-action suit regarding the ad units resulted in a $20 million settlement.

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