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Facebook's job advertising system might break the law

Campaign group Global Witness said it failed to prevent discriminatory targeting of job advertising and its algorithm was biased in choosing who would see them. In an experiment, almost all Facebook users shown adverts for mechanics were men, while ads for nursery nurses…
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Facebook dislikes an honest ad campaign and bans it

Signal tried to run a very honest ad campaign on Instagram, but Facebook decided to ban it, according to a blog post. The ads were showing users how much information they have been sharing with Facebook and Instagram through the platforms’ targeting tools. The…
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Scam ads on Facebook and Google, despite flagging

Scam ads still appear on Google and Facebook, although an important number of victims reported them. According to Which?, the consumer watchdog in the United Kingdom, the platforms failed to remove them. A third of the scam ads are still online Both giants said…
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Apple's new privacy features made Facebook get mad

Apple’s big move to implement new privacy features affects the tracking system and makes Facebook mad. So, Mark Zuckerberg’s company fights over Apple’s decision to implement a new opt-in requirement for iOS14. The option offers users the right to grant…