Similar steps had been taken by Google+ before, where an option of “other” was introduced in the Gender section. About 1% of Google+ users have identified themselves as “other”. Requests of neutralizing the relationships gender (i.e. avoiding the terms son and daughter, etc.) and options for sexual orientation are being made, to which Facebook replied by saying that they are already working on it.
In a way, this Social Network is trying to influence the society in more ways than one. What do you think about this move? Leave your comments below.
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