Furthermore, the court said Facebook didn't do enough to inform users on how it was using their contacts' data.
Since the case is six years old, it's likely Facebook has since made changes to this feature. Currently, Facebook offers a way to import e-mail contacts within a feature called "Find Friends," with the following explanation : "Find Friends uploads contacts from your device and stores them on Facebook's servers where they may be used to help others search for people or to generate friend suggestions for you and others.
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