Reaction: @Facebook expands #gender options
The social networking company announces plans Thursday to roll out custom choices for pronouns and privacy for more than 150 million American users
- — The Associated Press (@AP)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:06:12MORE: Facebook adds a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender: http://apne.ws/1kF62BZ
- — Breaking News (@BreakingNews)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:10:48
- — Zoyə Street (@rupazero)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:12:18Holy fucking shit Facebook is actually trying to fix the gender nightmare I'm super impressed: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=567587973337709&set=a.196865713743272.42938.105225179573993&type=1&stream_ref=10 …
- — Courtney Trouble (@courtneytrouble)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:21:50Photo: I just changed my gender and pronoun on Facebook. So, I guess now it’s official? Because Facebook... http://tmblr.co/ZRLSSy17IOjqz
- — Stéphane Raṅgāya (@stephane)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:22:08Facebook adds custom gender options. It's great when companies move the world forward. http://mobile.theverge.com/2014/2/13/5408722/facebook-new-gender-options-male-female-other-lgbt …
- — Sharon Wong (@sharonw)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:23:04Wow, look at Facebook's new setting: "In addition to your custom gender, you'll choose a Preferred Pronoun." https://www.facebook.com/help/276177272409629 …
- — Neil Thapar (@NeilThapar)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:28:05
- — Revelation (@revelationinfit)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:28:21So great that Facebook has dropped their binary gender! They still want me to pick one, though, which is a little weird since I am a shop.
- — Ryan Crowe (@doctorcrowe)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:28:44
- — ᏚᎬᏀ (@TheSeg)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:28:56While it’s not a feature I’d use, it’s a feature that’s long over-due and greatly welcomed! http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2014/02/13/facebook-now-lets-select-custom-gender-profile/ …
- — cori (@iroc)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:30:30
- — Laurie Voss (@seldo)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:30:38Whoa! Facebook rolls out 10 new gender options, lets you pick your own pronouns: http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/13/5408722/facebook-new-gender-options-male-female-other-lgbt … Awesome!
- — Mikolaj Habryn (@dichro)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:32:27Nicely done, Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=567587973337709&set=a.196865713743272.42938.105225179573993&type=1&stream_ref=10 … I'm very curious to see how sites that use Facebook signup will handle the new data, though!
- — Elaine Filadelfo (@urchkin)Thu, Feb 13 2014 10:35:04this is a solid move. these things matter. http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/13/5408722/facebook-new-gender-options-male-female-other-lgbt …
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