The move has been acclaimed as a big step forward, but it was a deliberate and recent policy decision by Facebook to have imposed a gender binary, and the new options still don't give you the chance to write in your own.
Daisy Coleman is the latest in a series of girls to report that they were sexually assaulted and cyberbullied on social media. But we can't blame Twitter and Facebook for the existence of rape culture - and with #justice4daisy, they might have helped end
"The problem is global and endemic. Nobody has clean hands."
The increasing trend for Facebook users to share pre-made images with opinions attached is encouraging us to adopt a stranger's agenda wholesale and without question, argues Jacob Mertens.
Want to get back at your girlfriend for leaving you? Upload a photo she gave you in private and let strangers help you abuse her. Facebook won't do anything about it.
...just like it did to Facebook.
Who wants to search for "single women who live nearby and who are interested in men and like Getting Drunk"?
Julian Assange's new book "Cypherpunks" has failed to understand something fundamental about the internet.
OFT to investigate Facebook’s $1bn takeover bid for photo sharing software.