Summary For ten years, the social network limited billions of people identifying as either male or female. Gender Questioning- Someone who may be questioning their gender or gender identity, and/or considering other ways of experiencing or expressing their gender or gender presentation.
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Summary Among the more interesting options include "two-spirit", "neutrosis", "non-binary", and "gender fluid". Those options went the way of the Dodo back in 2008, but fresh off its tenth birthday celebration , Facebook is getting back to the kind of flexibility it saw in its early days in terms of how users chose to represent themselves. That option allows the user to type up to 10 gender terms of their choosing.
Summary Twitter Inc ( NASDAQ:TWTR ) beat expectations on revenues and earnings per share in its first quarterly report, but it missed on the two most important results. Other big problems for Twitter Inc ( NYSE:TWTR ) include the fact that the company reported a declining growth rate in both domestic and international monthly users and also what looks like a downward trend in the "absolute number" of new monthly active users.
Summary The new design, which is showing up for a small set of users, includes a wide background photo across the top of the page and a smaller profile picture on the left-hand side, similar to member pages on Facebook's rival social network.
Summary Facebook currently has a market cap of about $170.65 billion, while Amazon's market cap is $163.43 billion. Meanwhile, a number of insiders at Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ) have taken advantage of last year's and this year's rally to unload some of their shares and turn some of their paper profits into actual profits.
Summary New preferences added to the social network lets U.S. users pick from nearly 50 options that range from "transgender," to "cisgender" to "intersex" and "neither," according to CNN . Along with bringing the new options online, the company also adjusted privacy settings to enable users to control who sees the new custom gender.
Summary Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ) might have started out as an online tool for college students to connect, but now the social media website has grown to include the presence of teenagers and seniors, as well as consumer companies.
Summary SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - For the first time, Facebook Inc is letting users of its online social network identify themselves as a gender other than male and female. The basic user profile for members in the United States now includes a customizable category among the gender types that users must select, the world's No.1 Internet social network announced on Thursday, the day the feature became available for U.S. members using the site's English-language version.
Summary Just a couple of days ago, it was noted that a redesign of the social networking site Twitter Inc ( NASDAQ:TWTR ) bore more than a passing resemblance to its big rival Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ).
Summary The basic user profile for members in the United States now includes a customizable category among the gender types that users must select, the world's No.1 Internet social network announced on Thursday, the day the feature became available for US members using the site's English-language version.
Summary Does that make Russia a more loving nation than any other?. "It's that, given the choice of many emoticons to use, the Russians are choosing the one for love more frequently than the other emoticons. In contrast, Canadians are choosing to send a more equal number of love finches alongside ones that express other emotions."
Summary Social Media Week will include keynote speeches from top executives at Buzzfeed, Buzzcar and Upworthy. "The push back that is slowly starting to kind of happen, with regard to consumers wanting to establish more control and find ways to disconnect, it's representative of this next wave of change."
Summary BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party will likely never open all the files on its recent painful past, including the Cultural Revolution and Great Leap Forward, and sees no need to reassess those periods, a senior party historian said on Monday.
Summary The federal government is funneling another $74 million to New Jersey to help finance improvements to water projects, primarily sewage treatment plants and systems that provide drinking water to the public. The latest annual award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to the state is on top of nearly $300 million already provided to New Jersey by the federal government to address problems at those facilities.
Summary They'd hit it off right away, and he said he lived just outside of Phoenix, which seemed relatively proximate to a woman in remote Yuma, Ariz. Though the amounts and details of the scam vary from victim to victim, when it comes to romance scams, the con is almost always the same: The crook wants to get a besotted victim to wire money or provide access to a credit card.
Summary Tsarnaev is charged with carrying out the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. In a court filing Thursday, the two sides said they are awaiting rulings from the judge on several requests, including a defense request to order prosecutors to turn over any evidence they have linking Tamerlan Tsarnaev to a 2011 triple slaying in Waltham.