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Class Complaint Alleges Discrimination In Facebook’s Advertising Platform

(November 8, 2016, 1:18 PM EST) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — Three users of Facebook Inc. filed a putative class action against the social networking giant in California federal court Nov. 3, alleging that its online advertising platform violates the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by permitting advertisers to prevent members of certain demographics from seeing ads related to housing or employment opportunities (Suzanne-Juliette Mobley, et al. v. Facebook Inc., et al., No. 5:16-cv-06440, N.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available.  Document #24-161117-016C.)

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