Two latest ways of Facebook was added for its over 600 million members to illustrate their loving preparations: “in a civil union” and “in a domestic partnership.”
The social networking giant moreover presents users to record their status as single, married, divorced, open relationship and “it’s complicated.”
The action is observed as a huge victory for same-sex couples.
Jarret Barrios, Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) said in a statement that “By recognizing the affairs of immeasurable loving and dedicated same-sex couples in the U.S. and abroad, Facebook has put a latest typical of addition for social media.”
According to Barrios, GLAAD and other gay-rights teams assembled with Facebook to press on for the change. The group said, the latest choice is accessible for users in the US, Canada, UK, France, and Australia.
Facebook said the additions were required following by several users and alleged the company required to allow people “genuinely and authentically reflect their relationships” in the near community.
Andrew Noyes, Facebook spokesman informed the Associated Press in an e-mailed declaration, “We will monitor user reaction and requests, and assess how to move forward with the rollout based on how this is going, and respond.”
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