EEOC Finds 7 Companies Used Facebook Targeting to Discriminate in Job Ads

Women and older users were excluded from seeing employment opportunities

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a decision Wednesday stating that it found reasonable cause to believe seven U.S. companies violated federal law by using Facebook’s ad targeting capabilities to exclude women and older users from seeing job ads on the social network.

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