Mar 20, 2019

Facebook settles job discrimination case

Facebook Facebook is to change its rules - to prevent companies targeting adverts for jobs, accommodation or credit on the basis of gender, age or postcode. Announcing the change, Facebook said: "Inclusivity is a core value for our company." "In a blog post, chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg wrote:"There is a long history of discrimination in the areas of housing, employment and credit and this harmful behaviour should not happen through Facebook ads. "Housing, employment and credit ads are crucial to helping people buy new homes, start great careers, and gain access to credit." "Getting this right is deeply important to me and all of us at Facebook because inclusivity is a core value for our company."

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