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 The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls have all converted to Islam and been married off. "In this war, there is no going back," he said in the video received by The Associated Press in the same way as previous messages.
Summary Ninth on a restart with five laps left, Busch moved to third in one lap and was running second behind Quiroga when Jeb Burton sent ThorSport Racing teammate Johnny Sauter spinning through the infield grass, forcing the green-white-checkered finish.
Summary Highlighting 17 Australian wineries ready for export, the platform will provide targeted marketing and logistics support to importers and key account holders working in the U.S. market. The Wine Australia Initiative is engineered to align the goals of Australian wine producers with those of US importers and is the logical next step for Wine Australia towards helping the growth and promotion of the Australian wine industry.
Summary She died Friday at a hospital, a week after she was shot in her school cafeteria. "The Tulalip Tribes continue to offer up our condolences and prayers for the passing of Zoe Galasso and Gia Sariano, our hearts are heavy as we hear of the passing of Shaylee Chuckulnaskit," the Tribes said.