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12.21.17
Facebook job ads are being used to filter out older applicants
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Facebook job ads are being used to filter out older applicants

A lawsuit against Facebook and multiple corporations argues that the practices are discriminatory.

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10.28.16
Facebook enables advertisers to exclude users by 'ethnic affinity'
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Facebook enables advertisers to exclude users by 'ethnic affinity'

It lets them target relevant users, but discrimination is forbidden.

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06.15.16
Now advertisers can target users who tweet a certain emoji
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Now advertisers can target users who tweet a certain emoji

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03.07.16
Verizon can't share web activity with advertisers unless you opt in
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Verizon can't share web activity with advertisers unless you opt in

The company must also pay a $1.35 million fine to settle with the FCC.

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06.23.15
Online retailer experiments with junk mail you can't delete
06.23.15

Online retailer experiments with junk mail you can't delete

Between promoted tweets, unduly specific banner ads and a never-ending onslaught of marketing emai...

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04.17.15
Spotify ads cater to the mood of your music
04.17.15

Spotify ads cater to the mood of your music

Targeted advertising isn't a new concept, and Spotify is looking to examine your playlist habits b...

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