By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 1-9-23

The Department of Justice says its June settlement with Meta (formerly Facebook) over discriminatory targeting of online housing ads has met a “key” milestone with Meta’s completion of a new system to “address algorithmic discrimination.”

The agreement marks “the first time that Meta is subject to court oversight for its advertisement targeting and delivery system,” DOJ said, and ensures that it will be subject to that court oversight through June 2026.

DOJ said the settlement had held Meta accountable for “unlawful algorithmic bias and discriminatory ad delivery on its platforms.”  » Read More