Is Facebook Selling Your Private Messages?

Facebook is facing a lawsuit over privacy concerns.
Facebook is facing a lawsuit over privacy concerns.

The plaintiffs say the social network has been intercepting private messages between friends, and giving the info to marketers.

Two Facebook users filed the suit in California.  They want the lawsuit to be given class-action status, suggesting as many as 166 million users in the U.S. would be eligible to join.

So far, Facebook has not commented, but several media outlets are reporting Facebook believes the allegations to be "without merit."
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