Facebook allegedly used by more firms to block older job seekers

A PROPOSED CLASS ACTION lawsuit alleging Facebook’s ad placement tools facilitate discrimination against older job-seekers has been expanded to identify additional companies. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PATRICIA MONTIERO
A PROPOSED CLASS ACTION lawsuit alleging Facebook’s ad placement tools facilitate discrimination against older job-seekers has been expanded to identify additional companies. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PATRICIA MONTIERO
NEW YORK - A proposed class action lawsuit alleging Facebook’s ad placement tools facilitate discrimination against older job-seekers has been expanded to identify additional companies, further widening the latest front in claims that candidates are being filtered out by gender, geography, race and age.“When Facebook’s own algorithm disproportionately directs ads to younger workers at the exclusion of…

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