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Facebook admits 'fail' over racist abuse of its online ad tools

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Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg said the company would add more human checks to its automated systems to prevent further misuse.

New York

RESPONDING to evidence that its tools had allowed ads to be directed at users who used racist comments or hate speech in their profiles, Facebook said on Wednesday that it would change how ads can be targeted.

That its ad-targeting tools...

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