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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[…]

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Doner Stages an International Walk Out Stunt for Equal Pay Day and Promises to Audit Salaries

Global ad agency Doner is using Equal Pay Day as an opportunity to take a stand in support of gender equality as applied to both representation and compensation … while potentially getting a bit of positive press in the process. Equal Pay Day was created by the U.S.-based National Committee on Pay Equity just over…[…]

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This Agency Dropped an App on International Women’s Day That Detects When Men Interrupt Women

BETC Sao Paulo has created an app that counts the number of times a woman is interrupted by a man (or anyone really). Woman Interrupted launched today in celebration of International Women’s Day and is available for download on Apple’s app store. The agency created the app after coming across a 2014 George Washington University…[…]

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Facebook hosts 24-hour livestream event for International Women’s Day

If you want to watch women bosses spill their secrets for 24 hours straight, Facebook’s got you. In honour of International Women’s Day, the social media giant is hosting a global livestreaming event with women entrepreneurs, policy makers and leaders using the hashtag #SheMeansBusiness. SEE ALSO: YouTube is going big for International Women’s Day The[…]

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Facebook is greeting some international users with the weather. But in Fahrenheit.

In its quest to be the front page of the internet (sorry Google), Facebook is testing a weather forecast for some users in Australia on desktop browsers.  A message greets people on login, advising them to “stay dry today in Sydney” thanks to a forecast of rain, for example. The weather alert does not currently[…]

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Quiz: Is Your Brand’s Content Ready to Reach New International Consumers?

As brands get ready for the millions of international consumers poised to enter the market in the next few years, the race is on to create and optimize content for a wide range of languages and cultures. That's because, with the international ecommerce market projected to reach $ 300 billion by 2018, no brand can[…]