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  • Facebook's symbolic gesture of equality
  • Facebook's symbolic gesture of equality
    Ryan Van Etten (2011) ©
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Facebook's symbolic gesture of equality

It’s a tiny thing, but you probably see it every day. The little two-headed blob at the top of your Facebook newsfeed; the icon for ‘friends’. If you’re really eagle-eyed you might even have noticed that it’s changed. In a nod to gender equality, the woman is now in front.

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