Facebook launches profile picture frame to celebrate International Day of the Girl

It’s high time girls around the world got some extra recognition, and Facebook is working to help make that happen. Facebook has created a special profile picture frame in honor of Oct. 11, which marks International Day of the Girl — a day meant to inspire people to work toward advancing the rights and future[…]


Financial Firm Behind ‘Fearless Girl’ Will Pay $5 Million for Allegedly Underpaying Women and Minorities

State Street Corp., parent company of the investment firm behind Wall Street’s iconic Fearless Girl statue, today agreed to pay a combined $ 5 million to more than 300 women and 15 black employees who were paid less than their white, male counterparts, according to a federal audit. According to today’s filing, the U.S. Department[…]


A tweet helps Indian Railways rescue a girl from human traffickers

A 19-year-old orphan girl was rescued from traffickers in India, after a co-passenger tweeted to the Ministry of Railways. The rescue operations played out real-time on Twitter, with help reaching the girl within a few hours. See also: Chennai flooded after worst rains in a century, locals unite on social media Radha Lohar was onboard[…]


Farewell, DKNY PR Girl: The fashion brand breaks with its sassy mascot

Earlier this month, a curious tweet went up on the popular handle, @DKNY. It was neither an outright goodbye nor an explainer. Rather, a subtle foreshadowing of what was to come. “Dear Friends: I have a big announcement,” the casual tweet on Aug. 3, said. “For all personal of @leaveyourmakrXO book related tweets, please tweet[…]