Classmates users to split $2.5M in suit over phantom friends

See who’s signed your guestbook! users will be splitting $2.5 million among themselves in the latest proposed legal settlement over those email marketing tactics used by the Seattle-based social network to get people to pony up for premium subscriptions. Under the deal, Classmates users will be eligible for part of the money if they… Read More


Memory Lane Inc. sues Classmates over new name, tired of gripes from its users

A sports collectible company called Memory Lane Inc. of Tustin, Calif., has filed suit against Seattle-based and its parent company, United Online Inc., over the rebranding of the Classmates site as Memory Lane earlier this year. The main problem, according to the suit: Classmates customers frustrated with the company’s business practices are now hounding… Read More