In a notice on Thursday, Facebook detailed a number of other lawsuits filed in the United States and the UK, including lawsuits against "abusing" the platform in the form of paid likes, comments, views and fans.In this case, the subject of the lawsuit was a developer who was accused of violating Facebook's terms by providing the services.
As long as the price is right, some users can pay random developers and services for a certain amount
Facebook said it had sued Nikolay holper for running a fake social media engagement service called nakrutka. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Francisco, accused holper of using "different sites to sell fake participation services to instagram users.".
Instagram and its parent company, Facebook, said they had previously sent holper a "prohibition notice" and banned the accounts alleged to be associated with him and the service. Facebook said it had previously issued a warning about holper's breach of the terms and said the purpose of its lawsuit was to:
... protect users of our services, hold those who abuse our platform accountable, and promote legal status around data abuse and privacy.