in Newswire August 19, 2019

Facebook’s ‘Facilitated Omission’ of Protected Classes from Seeing Housing Ads is Discriminatory, Lawsuit Claims

by Erin Gilmore

Last Updated on August 19, 2019

Vargas et al. v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: August 16, 2019 § 3:19-cv-05081

A proposed class action out of California alleges Facebook’s advertising platform violates the Fair Housing Act by allowing advertisers and publishers to discriminatorily exclude protected classes of people from seeing ads for their properties.

Defendant(s)

Facebook, Inc.

Law(s)

State(s)

California

Last Updated on August 19, 2019 — 12:08 PM

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