All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘women’

Women Would Miss Social Media More Than Men

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 of British internet users to see what the behavioral differences are among men and women who use social media. Unsurprisingly, …

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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 raise their progeny, Mother’s Day, now is as good of a time as ever to take a moment to see …

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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 at least 55% of women make up the total users on sites like Facebook and Twitter, to say nothing of …

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Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women

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 group will feature regular content updates that will focus on networking skills, tips on career advancement, and a special edition …

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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 career choices. The study found that a scarcity of desirable men led women to seek high-paying careers and to delay …

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Facebook Faces Pressure To Diversify Its Board of Directors

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 has been a hot topic of conversation. The specific issue at the heart of the discussion: Why is Facebook’s board …

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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 Michael Yo (launching today), and a new version of “In the Dressing Room with Cat Deeley” hosted by the fashion …

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Raquel Welch At 71: One Of The Hottest Women Of All Time

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, coming in second out of the top one hundred listed. For those of you who can’t help wondering, Jennifer Aniston …

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Porn Star Sasha Grey Takes To YouTube To Support Equal Pay

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 years, the gap is still fairly wide in the wage war. An organization called EqualPayDay is working to change all …

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Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs

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 to help women in India find a voice and teaches their students how to use web-based technologies and apply them …

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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 up thinking the only ways to get a woman into bed quickly are to be super-rich, very good looking, famous …

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NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders

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 to resources for help. Tumblr also approved a new policy banning blogs that promote the glorification of self-harm while still …

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