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Twitter and Facebook Get an ‘F’ for Women’s Rights

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Twitter, Facebook and YouTube have been heavily criticised for not taking online violence and harassment against women seriously by The Association for Progressive Communications’ (APC) Women’s Rights Program.

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Women Are Vastly Underrepresented in Silicon Valley Tech Jobs (Just 10% at Twitter)

Women Are Vastly Underrepresented in Silicon Valley Tech Jobs (Just 10% at Twitter)

Twitter recently unveiled its latest diversity statistics, which revealed that the company has a 70-30 split of men to women, with that ratio moving to 50-50 in non-technical roles.

But what about tech jobs? Like at many other companies in Silicon Valley, women remain vastly underrepresented in this field, with just one in 10 occupying tech positions at Twitter.

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Twitter Has No Female Board Members – How Do Other Tech Giants Compare? [STUDY]

Twitter Has No Female Board Members - How Do Other Tech Giants Compare? [STUDY]

Twitter has 2,000 employees, but no women on its board. I first made this observation almost a year ago to the day, but the story has received a lot more attention this week, first when the New York Times pointed out that it could be a potential problem as Twitter heads into its IPO, and then when Twitter CEO Dick Costolo made a bit of a daft statement in response.

So how does Twitter’s all-singing, all-dancing, all-male lineup compare to other giants in the tech space? Gawker crunched the numbers.

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7 Of The 10 Most Popular Users On Twitter Are Women

Popularity on Twitter has always been a slightly controversial topic. Most studies (and critics) agree that large follower counts aren’t necessarily indicative of anything, certainly influence, and it’s very easy to game Twitter to artificially increase your numbers (superficial as those networks always, always are).

But: people love lists, and people love winners, so lists of who is winning on Twitter – inasmuch as popularity has always been a commonly-applied measure of success in all mediums – go down as smoothly as a five-dollar milkshake.

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