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Facebook to Wave Rainbow Flag in NYC Pride Parade

OMG IT'S FACEBOOK YOU GUYS (Getty)

For the first time since expanding to New York in 2008, Facebook will have a contingent in the city’s famed Pride March this Sunday.

“There will be 100 or 150 employees, as well as interns, family and friends joining us,” Facebook engineering manager Matt Bush told Betabeat. “We all plan on walking… We hope everyone dresses in really festive outfits.”

Though they’ve participated in Pride marches in other cities, like San Francisco, for years, this is the first time Facebook will march in the NYC parade. The idea was mainly employee-generated, Mr. Bush said. Read More

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Fox News Thinks ‘LGBT’ Is a Confusing ‘Tech Term’

Here's Mr. Tobak, here to tell you what that pesky "LGBT" thing is. (Twitter)

Fox News is helping its readers understand terribly confusing tech terms like “social network,” “open source”… and “LGBT”?

While perusing this morning’s tech news, we came across a story in Fox News’ business section called, “Popular Tech Terms, Decoded ; -).” Equal parts intrigued and reviled by the use of such a creepy smiley face in a headline, we had to click the link. What we uncovered was, quite frankly, even more perplexing. Read More