Hey! Did you know that 68 percent of the people who work at Apple are dudes? That tech darlings like Uber have rampant sexism problems? And that only 4 percent of CEOs in the Fortune 500 are women?
And who would have thought it: That male-dominated culture seems to have dripped into something as innocent as your iPhone’s emoji suggestions.
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If you type in leadership roles like “ceo,” “cfo” or “cto” using the default keyboard in iOS, the emoji it suggests will be the default male in a suit, Mashable noticed Friday—even if you include a gendered context word like “she’s” in the sentence you’re composing. Read more…