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Facebook Facing Questions For Targeting Minors

  • Wired, Monday, May 22, 2017 2:52 PM
Wired tells the unsettling story of how Facebook and a brand partner peered into the emotional lives of minors, and then used their findings to pitch other advertisers. Citing an earlier report in The Australian, Wired writes how Facebook “offered advertisers the opportunity to target 6.4 million younger users, some only 14 years old, during moments of psychological vulnerability, such as when they felt ‘worthless,’ ‘insecure,’ ‘stressed,’ ‘defeated,’ ‘anxious,’ and like a ‘failure.’”

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