Snapchat Privacy Class Action

A $35 Million Class Action Lawsuit has been settled with Snapchat, also known as Snap, Inc. The Snap Illinois BIPA Settlement involves litigation where Snapchat allegedly violated the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act, “BIPA”. The class action lawsuit alleged that Snapchat’s “Lenses” and “Filters” features colleted users’ biometric information, such as their facial information, without complying with legal requirements to inform and get appropriate consent from users.