Google News published a story this morning saying that it received a number of anonymous complaints about a Facebook advertisement placed by the company on its news site.
Google News says the ad “suggests that people in a minority group are discriminated against.”
The story says: “We’ve had several reports about an ad from a social media company on Google News this morning that suggests that people who are not white, gay, male, Christian, or Muslim are discriminatedagainst on Google.
Google is investigating.”
The article does not explain the nature of the complaint, nor whether the ad was being used to target specific demographics or specific pages.