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Sheryl Sandberg says she helped plan her own engagement, and encourages other women to stop waiting for their boyfriends to propose

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, announced her engagement to Tom Bernthal on February 3.
In a Facebook post on Valentine's Day, Sandberg revealed she helped plan the engagement.
Sandberg said she encourages women not to wait for their boyfriends to propose. "We need to walk into our futures on our own two feet," Sandberg wrote.
Research shows more women are proposing to their partners than in decades past. However, many women still feel the pressure to wait for their boyfriends to pop the question because of social stigma.
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Facebook has blocked a queer and polyamorous-friendly dating app from posting ads, saying there isn't a global appetite for it

Facebook has blocked a queer and polyamorous-friendly dating app from posting ads, saying there isn't a global appetite for it

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Queer-, kink-, and polyamorous-friendly dating app open tried advertise on Facebook, but their attempts were twice denied.
Facebook said this was due to the advertisements' focus on sex, and said the app does not "reflect the global audience on our platform" because it allows for group relationships and hook-ups.
In response, open founder Amanda Wilson started a petition, asking the platform to "stop censoring and devaluing my relationship and the relationships of millions of other people looking for casual dates or interested in alternative relationship...
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