[caption id="attachment_45034" align="alignleft" width="149" caption="A lawsuit claims that Facebook unlawfully uses minors' images for advertising purposes when they indicate they 'like' a product."]A lawsuit claims that Facebook unlawfully uses minors' images for advertising purposes when they indicate they 'like' a product.[/caption]

Two Los Angeles County teenagers are suing Facebook, claiming the social networking giant effectively sold their names and images to advertisers without parental permission.

The lawsuit, filed Aug. 26 in Los Angeles, challenges a Facebook feature that allows members to note that they like an advertised service or product. Facebook broadcasts those endorsements...

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