Revealed: Facebook let children run up huge bills to boost revenues

Firm has settled US lawsuit over purchases with parents’
credit cards, court papers show

Facebook has settled a class action lawsuit that had accused it
of allowing children to run up huge bills on their parents’
credit cards as part of a concerted effort to maximise
revenues.

Court documents
obtained by the US-based Cent
er
for Investigative Reporting
, initially sealed as part of a
lawsuit filed in 2012, revealed Facebook staffers discussing what
to do with the “whales”, as they referred to the high-spending
children, before deciding to refuse refunds.

Source: FS – All Tech News 2
Revealed: Facebook let children run up huge bills to boost revenues