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Facebook's fifth annual diversity report shows slow improvement

7 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Facebook's annual diversity report is out, and if you've been following these for the past few years , you already know what to expect: small improvements that, while welcome, are still an indication that bigger change in employee diversity at the company may demand a different approach to what Facebook has been doing so far.
It's not that Facebook isn't getting better at hiring more women and minorities - once again, the company has improved in overall diversity by both gender and race across the board. Female representation in senior leadership went up 2 percent from last year to 30...
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Facebook employs five times more women than five years ago

Facebook employs five times more women than five years ago

7 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Facebook is slowly but surely diversifying its staff, with more women and people of color filling the ranks, according to the company's annual diversity report. But the company admits it still has work to do in order to increase representation in cer...
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Facebook's ‘trustworthy' news is mostly Anderson Cooper and Fox News

Facebook's ‘trustworthy' news is mostly Anderson Cooper and Fox News

7 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Facebook this week unveiled the schedule for its funded news shows, and it could use a little diversity - the entire slate is dominated by two shows. I really hope you like Anderson Cooper and/or Fox News, because both of those combined take up about 80 percent of the schedule - Fox News in particular is on every single day of the week. There are shows from the likes of Buzzfeed, Mic, and Telemundo sprinkled in between them. This doesn't mean the slate is bad (though I think I'll have reached my Shepard Smith saturation point within two hours of his weekday...
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Facebook's diversity efforts show little progress after five years

7 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Facebook has released its fifth diversity report, and it's fine. Unless companies fire everyone and start over, we're not going to see drastic improvements anytime soon.
“A critical lesson we've learned is that recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse, inclusive workforce should be a priority from day one,” Facebook Chief Diversity Officer Maxine Williams wrote in a blog post. “The later you start taking deliberate action to increase diversity, the harder it becomes.”
Anyway, worldwide, Facebook is 36 percent female, up from 31 percent in 2014. In the U.S., Facebook is 3.5 percent...
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