Donald and Melania Trump

The First Lady of the United States won her lawsuit against a frail 71-year-old Maryland blogger who wrote that she once worked as a paid escort to lonely wealthy men.

Webster Griffin Tarpley was among numerous bloggers who reported that Mrs. Trump was a prostitute before she met and married billionaire Donald Trump.

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Facebook policy change

Social networking giant Facebook has announced a new change in its policy that will allow advertisers to use your name, original content, Personal data and your photos in their online advertisements without your permission and without compensation to you.

The announcement comes on the heels of a legal settlement earlier this week that saw Facebook pay out over $20 million to Facebook members whose names and images were used in ads without their permission. Under the terms of the settlement each user will receive $15 in compensation.

Prior to the new change, Facebook members were allowed to choose privacy settings that blocked the use of their name and images in advertising on the social network. Those privacy settings have now been removed.

Facebook has reworded the policy to inform users that your face and name CAN be used in advertisements going forward — without your permission.

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