Facebook agrees to advertising overhaul to settle US discrimination suits
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 Facebook Inc has agreed to change its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement to prevent discriminatory and “harmful” practices, the company and US civil rights groups said on Tuesday. Advertising Under the agreement, Facebook will create a new advertising portal for ads linked to housing, employment and credit ads that will limit targeting options for those ads across all of its services, including Instagram and Messenger, the rights groups said in a joint statement. Advertisers on the portal, which will be separate from the system used to advertise other sets of services, will not be able to target ads by age, gender, cultural affinity or zip code, the...
President Trump called vaguely for action to be taken against social media companies, saying "we have to do something."
At a press conference, the president repeated allegations, without proof, of anti-conservative bias by Facebook, Twitter, and Google, a popular right-wing talking point.
He already showed he can start a marketing technology company that goes large. Can he do it again? David J. Moore, who sold his 24/7 RealMedia to WPP in 2007 and remained in the agency group in several..
The Trump administration accused Facebook of selling targeted advertising. According to Reuters, they claim the company discriminates on the basis of race in their ads. If proven to be true, this would..
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development charged Facebook Inc on Thursday with violating the Fair Housing Act, alleging that the company's targeted advertising discriminated on the basis of..