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Facebook Adds a Ton of New Gender Options in Support of LGBT Community

Facebook Adds a Ton of New Gender Options in Support of LGBT Community

By Josh Wolford February 13, 2014

Facebook continues to give tons of support to the LGBT community, and today they are taking another step in that direction by offering users a host of new options when they select their gender. “When you come to Facebook to …

No More Facebook? Women Would Suffer The Most No More Facebook? Women Would Suffer The Most
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After spending a little over a week abroad with some less-than-predictable wi-fi connectivity, I kind of missed social media. Sure, I was taking in beautiful architecture and every cured meat and cheese I could find, so the allure of my …

Women Would Miss Social Media More Than Men Women Would Miss Social Media More Than Men
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By now it’s no secret that, despite having virtually no presence among the leaders of tech companies, it’s the womenfolk who make up the majority of internet users these days. BT, a UK-based provider of IT services, took a survey …

75% of Moms on Facebook, 4.9M Moms on Pinterest 75% of Moms on Facebook, 4.9M Moms on Pinterest

Whether its by blog or by Pinterest, by now it’s a recognized fact that women are the driving force behind much of the internet. Ahead of this Sunday’s annual observance of the difficult and often under-appreciated labor women endure to …

Tech Industry Could Do with More Women Leadership Tech Industry Could Do with More Women Leadership

The technology world has a well documented problem of having very few (if any) women leading the industry although women are solidly the majority of consumers in the tech world. Women comprise the majority of bloggers and blog readers and …

Wikipedia Editors Are Basically All Dudes Wikipedia Editors Are Basically All Dudes
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Wikipedia have released the results of their second editor survey and, much like the original one from April 2011, the vast majority of Wikipedia editors are still men. After concluding data collection in December 2011 from over 6,500 respondents, the …

Women In Science & Math: Where Are They? Women In Science & Math: Where Are They?

Girls may be more precocious than boys when it comes to getting good marks in the classroom, but somehow that doesn’t lead to most of these girls pursuing careers in the fields of science and math in their adult life. …

Women Less Cynical About Valentine's Day Women Less Cynical About Valentine's Day

If you’re feeling listless about Valentine’s Day, you’re likely to find some agreeable company on Twitter as most men and women on the site don’t really care all that much for the holiday, either. Granted, you’re more likely to encounter …

Men More Likely To Share Info On Social Media Men More Likely To Share Info On Social Media

This might be news from the Department of Duh, but when it comes to social media it appears that women are more protective of their private information than men. Honestly, I don’t blame them – have you ever been to …

Google: Gender Privacy More Important Than Grammar Google: Gender Privacy More Important Than Grammar
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Any new product is bound to have elements that do not please everyone. Google+ is no exception. One of the more specific complaints that arose centered on users’ profiles and the “Gender” option. Some people were unhappy that Google+ forced …

Study Breaks Down The Demographic Of Bloggers
Social Media monitoring company, Sysomos has just released a study in which they analyzed over a 100 million blogs and reported data on age, gender and location of bloggers.

Facebook Requests Gender Information
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Facebook is requesting that its members declare if they are male or female so it can correct a grammatical device that causes the site to refer to users as "they" or "themselves."

Grammatical errors in the messages Facebook uses to personalize pronouns when members communicate with their friends have increased since the site launched in other countries that do not speak English.

Women Make More Friends On Social Networks
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When it comes to social networks, a new study shows that men are more likely than women to downplay the first part of the term.  Women, according to Rapleaf, tend to have deeper relationships and a greater number of friends.