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Facebook accused of allowing sexist job advertising

Summary by Ground News
Campaign group Global Witness said it failed to prevent discriminatory targeting of ads. Almost all Facebook users shown adverts for mechanics were men. Ads for nursery nurses were seen almost exclusively by women. Facebook says its system shows people ads they may be most interested in. It says it is exploring extending limits on the targeting of job, housing and credit ads to other countries.
10 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Facebook accused of allowing sexist job advertising

An investigation by Global Witness suggests its algorithm is biased in choosing who sees which ads.

10 months ago·United Kingdom
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Sydney Morning Herald

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The Telegraph

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10 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Facebook accused of sexism with targeted job advertisements

Facebook ads have been accused of breaching equality laws with advertisements for certain jobs being presented predominantly to men.

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