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Facebook labels Russian users as ‘interested in treason’

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Firm removes category, which affected 65,000 people, from ad tools, following safety fears Facebook’s advertising tools algorithmically labelled 65,000 Russians as interested in treason, potentially putting them at risk from the repressive state, until the company removed the category, following inquiries from journalists. The labelling raises new concerns over data-driven profiling and targeting of users on the website, which has
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