HOW TO: Conceal Your Gender In Google+

There was a lot of stink about Google+ requiring a user’s gender to be publicly visible, but that’s behind us now.

Frances Haugen, Google product manager, said, “Gender can be a sensitive topic, especially on the Internet.”

If a user sets gender to private, his or her updates will use the non-specific “they” instead of “his” or “her.” Here’s a video update from Haugen herself:

[Via CNet]

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