How a subtle change to Facebook icons could make huge difference for gender equality

By Cecilia Kang

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“As a woman, educated at a women’s college, it was hard not to read into the symbolism of the current icon; the woman was quite literally in the shadow of the man, she was not in a position to lean in,” Winner wrote in a blog post on Medium.

Without much fanfare, Facebook began to roll out the changes for desktop and mobile users this week.

Click here to read the article at The Washington Post.