Based on data from Information is Beautiful, Silk has created interactive graphs of gender breakdowns on social media.
Weight Watchers has used their Crowdtap program to create new products, find new customers and bring back old ones.
Between skinny apps and a new campaign capturing images of women eating on the London Underground, social media is becoming another medium for making women feel bad about themselves.
Women are more likely than men to consume and share news on social media.
Women dominate social media in almost every way — as users of top sites, consumers of news and generating value for visual networks.
Wendy Davis, the Fort Worth Democrat who this Tuesday filibustered Texas SB-5, a sweeping crackdown on abortion in that state, has experienced massive success on social media in the days since then.
Kickstarter has faced allegations of elitism for its aggressive curation of projects hosted on its crowdfunding platform, but this week the company is apologizing for facilitating the funding of a crass guide for straight men to get laid.
Botted computers owned by women and girls command 100 times the price of male-owned bots in a lively black market for hacked computers and images captured illicitly with their webcams, a BBC investigation found.
Google+ now hosts more user accounts than Twitter, according to a survey [pdf] conducted in March by Burst Media.
Any new physical package for technology creates a wide range of new possible uses for it, as the smartphone demonstrates. That possibility accounts for the enthusiasm the Google Glass users at I/O reported about the device. But to succeed, Glass will have to appeal to average users. To do that, it will have to clear several substantial hurdles.