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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

Facebook Accused of Allowing Discrimination in Housing Ads

Mar 29, 2018

Several fair housing organizations sued Facebook on March 27, accusing the social media giant of allowing landlords and brokers to discriminate based on gender and family status on its advertising platform. They argue that advertisers could use the personal data of Facebook users to then target ads that could exclude certain populations from viewing them. Read more.