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Type ‘ceo’ into your iPhone keyboard for a sexist surprise

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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.

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…

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