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Facebook revisits housing ad policy as part of discrimination settlement

One year ago   |   By The Real Deal New York

In a blow to some real estate advertisers, Facebook has announced that it will no longer allow housing ads to target users by ZIP code, and will also impose a 15-mile minimum radius for geographic ad targeting. The decision comes as part of a settlement of five discrimination lawsuits filed by the National Fair Housing Alliance, the Communications Workers of America and others plaintiffs, which will also include just under $5 million in payments, the...
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