Facebook settles lawsuit over “Sponsored Stories”

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has agreed to settle a lawsuit that alleged the site’s “Sponsored Stories” feature publicized users’ “likes” without compensation or the ability to opt out, according to a court document filed on Tuesday. The proposed class action lawsuit, filed in a San Jose, California federal court, could…

Cover of Newsweek: Obama ‘First Gay President’

On this week’s issue of Tina Brown’s Newsweek magazine, President Barack Obama is adorned with a rainbow halo, with the headline “The First Gay President,” an obvious play off commentary that former President Bill Clinton was “the first black presi …