Description: (Reuters) – Facebook Inc <FB.O> was sued on Thursday in a proposed class action accusing it of discriminating against older and female users by withholding advertising for financial services such as bank accounts, insurance, investments and loans.
Date: Oct 31, 2019
Questions for discussion:
- What is the basis for the lawsuit?
- Is this discrimination, in your opinion?
- How is this complaint a problem for the way FB and other social media firms sell targeted advertising?
- How might the industry resolve this issue?