Facebook’s ad options could be discriminatory

Facebook has an ad customization option called “Ethnic Affinities,” which lets advertisers target specific groups — or exclude them. ProPublica found that the tool can be used to discriminate against users with housing-related ads — which is forbidden under the Fair Housing Act.

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