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Microsoft apologises for 'sexist' Xbox One ad, takes it down

Here we go again: Microsoft has apologised, and taken down a promo for the Xbox One that was criticised as sexist.

By November 30, 2013

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Facebook forced to respond to violent sexist images

Facebook says users who share "cruel and insensitive content" will have to post it using their real names, in response to a campaign.

By May 29, 2013

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Barbie book implies girls can't be coders; Mattel apologizes

Mattel says a Barbie book that suggests girls can't handle computer code doesn't reflect its brand vision. That won't stop the uproar surrounding the title, which is still available to buy.

By November 19, 2014

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Samsung: Sorry about that sexist show

In the wake of its slightly perturbing Galaxy S4 launch, Samsung accepts criticism of a South African presentation that featured, yes, swimsuited dancers.

By March 24, 2013

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Samsung GS4 launch: Tone-deaf and shockingly sexist

I don't get offended very often. But Samsung's long parade of '50s-era female stereotypes, in the midst of an entirely other long parade of bad stereotypes, just put me over the edge. Oh, they announced a phone? You'd barely know it.

By March 14, 2013

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By November 8, 2014

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Amazon reviewers rip 'sexy' Ph.D. costume

With a product name like "Delicious Women's PhD Darling Sexy Costume," you just know you're in for some schooling.

By November 4, 2014

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Sitcom 'Selfie' pokes fun at our social-media addictions

Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?

By October 2, 2014

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Samsung ad: Galaxy Note is sexy secretary in short skirt

Wanting you to forget the iPhone 6, Samsung releases new ads that celebrate the September 3 launch of its Galaxy Note 4. One contains unfortunate dialogue. It then disappears from YouTube.

By August 27, 2014

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The games industry is sexist: here's more than #1reasonwhy

Twitter hashtag #1reasonwhy has taken off, with men and women in the games industry explaining why it still has a long way to go.

By November 28, 2012