Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday July 06, 2015

Google’s Ad-Targeting System Holds Women Down

Google is so misogynistic that even its ad-targeting system holding women down. Shame on you Google! roll eyes (sarcastic)

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the International Computer Science Institute built a tool called AdFisher to probe the targeting of ads served up by Google on third party websites. They found that fake Web users believed by Google to be male job seekers were much more likely than equivalent female jobseekers to be shown a pair of ads for high paying executive jobs when they later visited a news website.

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