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Facebook expands profile gender options beyond male and female

Facebook on Thursday announced a new feature that lets users choose a custom gender pronoun for how they want to be referred to on the social network.

Until Thursday, users were able to select only male or female as their gender designation. With the change, a Facebook member can designate one or more custom gender choices.


Click here to read the full report from Recode

By Mike Isaac, Re/code.net.

CNBC's parent NBC Universal is an investor in Re/code's parent Revere Digital, and the companies have a content-sharing arrangement.

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