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Facebook adds icons for same-sex marriages

Replaces standard bride and groom icon

  • Facebook recently added a range of icons to indicate same-sex marriages, replacing the standard icon of a bride and groom.
Facebook recently added a range of icons to indicate same-sex marriages,… (Facebook.com )
July 02, 2012

Same-sex couples will now be able to announce their marriages on Facebook without the presence of a heterosexual symbol. The social media site has added icons for same-sex marriages to replace the standard bride and groom icon, according to Mashable.

The new feature first gained attention when a blue icon of two grooms appeared over Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes' timeline announcement of his marriage to partner Sean Eldridge.

Read the full story here.

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