digital discrimination

Facebook Shuts Down Its Redlining Machine

December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Redlining – The practice of denying services, accommodations and opportunities  either directly or through selectively raising prices or targeting advertising to certain people based on the racial or ethnic identities. Facebook has shut down its...

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Facebook Fights Ad Discrimination

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook is fighting back against advertisers that discriminate. The world’s largest social media website has been severely criticized for its ethnic affinity advertising tool. The technology, while not intended to be used as a discrimination...

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The National Bureau of Economic Research has found that Uber and Lyft drivers discriminate against black riders and cheat women.  In a not so surprising announcement MIT, Stanford University and the University of Washington researchers announced blacks...

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Neighborhood websites have become the newest communication tool to inform communities. Community homeowner associations use websites for disseminating news and information and individual neighbors are using the Internet to communicate and address issues. They also...

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