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Facebook will dismantle targeted job, housing and loan ad system after discrimination complaints

Facebook on Tuesday agreed to overhaul its lucrative targeted advertising system to settle accusations that landlords, lenders and employers use the platform to discriminate against African-Americans, women, seniors, people with disabilities and others. The far-reaching settlement compels Facebook to withhold a wide array of detailed demographic information – including Zip …

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CALENDAR: March 22-28

Ariana Grande brings her “Sweetener World Tour” to Capital One Arena, (Photo courtesy Republic)Friday, March 22 Slash Run (201 Upshur St., N.W.) hosts Desiree Dik’s Odd Ball tonight from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. The Odd Ball will feature odd drag performances that will include blood, burlesque and gross elements. Performers include Sasha …

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Facebook agrees to dismantle targeted ad system for job, housing and loan ads after discrimination complaints

By Tracy Jan and Elizabeth Dwoskin | The Washington Post Facebook on Tuesday agreed to overhaul its lucrative targeted advertising system to settle accusations that landlords, lenders and employers use the platform to discriminate against African-Americans, women, seniors, people with disabilities and others. The far-reaching settlement compels Facebook to withhold …

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Indianapolis Children’s Museum removes Michael Jackson memorabilia

Indianapolis Children’s Museum removes Michael Jackson glove and record player after bombshell Leaving Neverland documentary details sexual abuse allegationsThe museum’s director said it only wanted to display the stories of people of ‘high character’It comes after James Safechuck and Wade Robson accused Jackson of sexual abuseThe men say he raped …

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