Facebook's latest diversity report is as underwhelming as ever

Tech 13-7-2018 Mashable 27
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Surprise, surprise: Facebook is still overwhelmingly white and male.

That's the bottom line of Facebook's fifth annual diversity report, which was released Thursday. And while the company may still have a race and gender issue, the report does show slight increases in the number of employees who are women and people of color.

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Globally, the number of women employees grew from 35 percent to 36 percent and the number of women in senior leadership positions rose from 28 percent to 30 percent. The number of black employees grew only slightly from 3 percent in 2017 to 4 percent, and the number of Hispanic remained unchanged at 5 percent.  Facebook employees are still overwhelmingly white (46.6 percent globally) and Asian (41.4 percent globally).  Read more...

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