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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.

New Text Campaign Aims To Inform Pregnant Women
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Expectant mothers now have a new resource for health information with the launch of text4baby.

The new free mobile health service offers timely and expert health information through text messages to pregnant women and new moms through their babies’ first year.

The text4baby initiative is a partnership between the U.S. government and a number of corporate sponsors including all the major wireless carriers.

Social Media Marketing Not Working on Women
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A study from ad:tech Chicago and Q Interactive’s "Women Channel" found that women don’t seem to be incredibly influenced by social networks when it comes to purchasing decisions. In fact, 75% of the thousand women surveyed claimed that they were uninfluenced by these channels.

The Ever Changing Demographics Of Facebook

Question for you rock and roll historians: Do you remember Sammy Hagar (The Red Rocker prior to his days as the front man for Van Hagar Halen)? Do you remember the song that made him just famous enough to replace David Lee Roth? It was “I Can’t Drive 55”.

Older Women The ‘Dominant’ Demographic On Facebook
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Yep, you read that headline right. According to MediaPost, women over the age of 55 are the fastest-growing user group on Facebook over the last three months.

Google Looks to Inspire Women Tech Leaders

Google is hosting a workshop for women engineers in an effort to reward female graduate students in computer science and provide inspiration for women to become "active participants and leaders in creating technology." Jessica Bagley at the Google Student Blog says it’s part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology.

Women’s Online Habits Study

Want to know how to reach female shoppers online? Well a recent study might just give you a bit more of an insight into how.

A study by Microsoft with Ogilvy Chicago and Mindshare has given us some insight into the behavior of women online.

Beth Uyenco, Global Research Director of Microsoft’s Advertisers and Publisher Solutions explains more:

Is The Blogher Conference Sexist?

To those organizers I challenge them to look in the mirror and realize that you’ve now become the same evil and sexist pigs you started out with the goal of overcoming.

SheZoom follows Shine in women's footsteps

First Ask.com stated an interest in being more female-focused. Yahoo followed that up with Shine, which formally launched today, and video site SheZoom announced its debut as the first video site for women.

Yahoo Hopes Women Make New Site Shine
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Yahoo Shine launched as the company reaches for attention from women amid a competitive web environment for the 25-54 female market.

Ads On Gaming Sites A Solid Way To Reach Some Women

Advertisers who are interested in women over the age of 45 should probably pay attention to new data from Dynamic Logic.  It doesn’t touch on the usual suspects – clothing, jewelry, and whatnot – but instead suggests that gaming sites are a good way to reach this demographic.

Ask.com still a search engine

Changes to Ask.com to pursue its strongest demographic won’t take away its ability to handle a keyword search.

Female Shoppers Look For Electronics Online

If you can do so without freaking her out, look at the nearest female.  Is she dripping with electronics gear?  New rumors indicate that women are buying more of the stuff, and may actually be buying more than men.

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