Pinterest launches tool to help boost underrepresented creators

The image-sharing social media platform is introducing a way for retailers, advertisers, and creators to self-identify if they’re from an underrepresented group


Tech Talent Charter launches campaign to address gender inequality

The ‘Doing It Anyway’ campaign features women from a variety of backgrounds who have found careers in tech


Pinterest introduces skin tone tool for beauty searches

Pinterest has announced the US mobile expansion of its skin tone range search tool, which began beta testing in April 2018. The feature enables Pinterest users in the US to


Questions raised over Snapchats diversity and “toxic” culture

A former software engineer at Snapchat parent Snap has criticised the company for its lack of diversity and for its “toxic” and “sexist” culture. In a farewell email sent in


Pinterest focuses on diversity and accessibility

Pinterest has announced a series of updates aimed at increasing the platforms accessibility for users with disabilities. New UI components of Pinterest have been designed to be more inclusive for


Diversity within ad agencies improved slightly in 2017

Levels of diversity within advertising agencies showed slight signs of improvement in 2017, but still remain well off parity, according research from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA). The


Google to hold company-wide to discuss anti-diversity memo, as author speaks out

Google is set to hold a company-wide meeting today (10 August) to discuss the controversial diversity memo written by, and the subsequent firing of, former software engineer James Damore. The


Google fires author of anti-diversity memo

Google has reportedly fired the software engineer who sent out an internal memo stating that there were less women in tech due to biological differences between males and females –


Google employee anti-diversity memo causes heated debate

A Google employee has caused a storm both within and outside the company with his views that the lack of women in high ranking tech jobs was due to biological


Google releases workforce diversity figures, showing white males are still the majority

Google has released its latest diversity figures – and they show a company where white males are still the majority. 69 per cent of Google employees are male, and 56

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