Facebook Job Ads Raise Concerns About Age Discrimination

January 20, 2018

Facebook Job Ads Raise Concerns About Age Discrimination
https://www.NYTimes.com/2017/12/20/business/facebook-job-ads.html QT: “The ability of advertisers to deliver…message to the precise audience most likely to respond is the cornerstone of
$FB…[but]…opportunities only to certain age groups has raised concerns”.

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“The ability of advertisers to deliver their message to the precise audience most likely to respond is the cornerstone of Facebook’s business model. But using the system to expose job opportunities only to certain age groups has raised concerns about fairness to older workers.

Several experts questioned whether the practice is in keeping with the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, which prohibits bias against people 40 or older in hiring or employment.”
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