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Twitter Engineers Flag Gender-Specific Posts, and Some Are Doozies - SocialTimes

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 09:02 -- rprice

the list of tweets meant to show off Twitter’s success pointed out some of the sadder aspects of human nature.

Edward Chen listed real tweets that help differentiate women from men, and nobody came out looking good. Not women, not men, and not Twitter for looking for gender in such stereotypical places; and for missing some of the sad ironies of the gender signifiers it pointed to with an implied, “Eureka! I’ve found it!”