Facebook is being sued for using the “Like” button, PRNewswire.com reports.
Rembrandt Social Media has filed the lawsuit against the social media giant. Rembrandt is the patent holder of a feature created for Surfbook in 1998 that allowed users to “like” each other’s information. The lawsuit was filed in Virginia on Feb. 5, Mashable.com reports.
Facebook recently settled a class action lawsuit worth $20 million for putting users in advertisements without their consent.