Facebook embroiled in ageist recruitment furore

Facebook embroiled in ageist recruitment furore

Facebook has landed itself in the middle of a recruitment discrimination row, after they allowed employers - including Amazon and Verizon - to hide job ads from older workers.

A joint investigation by the New York Times and ProPublica found that Facebook recently posted a Verizon job advert, but restricted the post to viewers aged between 25 and 36 within the Washington DC area who demonstrated an interest in finance.

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