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Maybe Facebook Wasn’t A Sexist Boy’s Club After All Maybe Facebook Wasn’t A Sexist Boy’s Club After All
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We all know that Facebook is a company that was started by a few guys at Harvard – so any allegations of the early days of the company being a bit sexist and fratty seem to stick without much skepticism. …

Apparently, It Sucked To Be A Woman Working For Facebook, Circa 2005 Apparently, It Sucked To Be A Woman Working For Facebook, Circa 2005

As the now-famous story illustrates, Facebook sprung out of the minds of college boys, in the halls of Harvard University. According to the story proposed by the Oscar-nominated “based on real life” movie The Social Network, you can track the …

Calling All Ladies: Hack Away At LinkedIn’s DevelopHer Hackday Calling All Ladies: Hack Away At LinkedIn’s DevelopHer Hackday

One of the major problems facing the technology industry today is a lack of women. Every position from management to the coders are predominantly male and that’s a problem. All the lady geeks I know are fantastic at what they …

LinkedIn All-Women Hackday Invite Requests End Soon LinkedIn All-Women Hackday Invite Requests End Soon

LinkedIn’s Hackdays are a fun monthly tradition that gives employees a break from the normal work routine, and where company engineers can team up to simply build something interesting. Sometimes the creative ideas that come from a Hackday are implemented …

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 …

Moms Online: 75% on Facebook, 4.9M on Pinterest, and 1 in 3 Blog Moms Online: 75% on Facebook, 4.9M on Pinterest, and 1 in 3 Blog

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 …

Women Who Tech TeleSummit Makes the Case for More Women In Tech Leadership Women Who Tech TeleSummit Makes the Case for More Women In Tech 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 …

Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women
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Last week Citi and LinkedIn teamed up to launch a LinkedIn group called Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi. It has been designed to appeal to professional women, who control most of the household spending in the U.S. The …

Women Who Are Least Likely to Land a Long-Term Mate Opt for Lucrative Careers Women Who Are Least Likely to Land a Long-Term Mate Opt for Lucrative Careers

A new social psychology study from The University of Texas at San Antonio sought to answer why some women decide to focus on their careers instead of having children. The researchers proposed that sex ratio affects women’s family planning and …

Facebook Faces Pressure To Diversify Its Board of Directors Facebook Faces Pressure To Diversify Its Board of Directors
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If recent reports prove accurate, the biggest internet IPO in history is coming in May. We’re talking about Facebook, of course, and since the social media king filed its S-1 back at the beginning of February, the company’s public image …

Yahoo’s New Web Shows Geared Towards Women

Yahoo! today launched the second season of its women’s slate of original programming on Yahoo! Screen. The second season includes three new shows: “Style Studio with Rebecca Minkoff” coming May 2012, “The Yo Show on Yahoo!,” featuring entertainment news reporter …

Raquel Welch At 71: One Of The Hottest Women Of All Time
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Raquel Welch, born Jo Raquel Tejada, seventy one years ago in Chicago is an American actress, an author and an iconic sex symbol. This past December, according to Men’s Health, Raquel is one of the hottest women of all time, …

Porn Star Sasha Grey Takes To YouTube To Support Equal Pay Porn Star Sasha Grey Takes To YouTube To Support Equal Pay
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It has long been an area of contention that women make less, on average, than men do at the same jobs–an estimated 22% less, to be exact–and while that number has gone down by about 6% in the past ten …

Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs
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Google can now add a launching pad for female entrepreneurs to their long list of accomplishments. As reported today on their blog, they recently began a program called Women Entrepreneurs On The Web, or WEOW. The program was created specifically …

Fat, Broke, Bald Man Shares Secret To Seducing Women Fat, Broke, Bald Man Shares Secret To Seducing Women

A guest on the Howard Stern Radio Show revealed to a nationwide audience for the first time his secrets about seducing women. Known as the “Craigslist Conqueror“, Aaron Smith claims his secrets should be known by all men. “Men grow …

NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders
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Tumblr has been applauded by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) for taking a stand against the promotion of eating disorders on its site. Tumblr’s Media Watchdog program has been flagging pro-anorexia/bulimia websites and directing keyword searchers of this disorder …

Facebook Features No Women on Its Board Facebook Features No Women on Its Board
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Facebook features more than 800 million users, most of which are female, but it seems it’s female dominated network isn’t represented in its board of directors. The board is comprised of seven white men. Face to face, Facebook is dwarfed …

The Tech Industry Needs More Women, Less Girls The Tech Industry Needs More Women, Less Girls
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Caroline Drucker, partner marketing manager of SoundCloud, took part in an event called IgniteNYC. According to the site, they ask the question… 5 minutes and 20 slides rotating automatically in front of NYC’s brightest geeks, what would you say? For …

Call of Duty Female Gamer Records Her Experiences With Sexism Call of Duty Female Gamer Records Her Experiences With Sexism
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Everyone knows that when conversing with people online, the veil of anonymity can make people say all sorts of things they wouldn’t utter in real life. Blogs, news sites, and other online mediums have been dealing with this problem for …

Most Of The Gamers On Facebook Are Women
Very cool infographic below designed by All Facebook showing statistics related to gaming on Facebook. Sources of the data include Nielsen, InsideFacebook and Games.com.

Women Are Highly Engaged Social Networking Users

Social networking sites reach a higher percentage of women then men globally, with 75.8 percent of all women online visiting a social networking site in May compared to 69.7 percent of men, according to a new report from comScore.

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