Facebook Adds New Relationship Status Terms For Same Sex Couples
Feb 18, 2011 11:12
Facebook users involved in same-sex relationships can now officially declare their status on the social network! The new terms "in a civil union" and "in a domestic partnership" have been added to the array of relationship statuses which already include "single," "married," and the ever popular "it's complicated." More details from the Huffington Post:
The new fields are being rolled out in the U.S. and several other countries, including Canada, France, the U.K., and Australia, starting today.
"This has been a highly requested feature from users," said Facebook's Andrew Noyes, manager of public policy communications. "We want to provide options for people to genuinely and authentically reflect their relationships on Facebook."
We say kudos to Facebook for catering to all its users regardless of their sexual orientation!
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