Facebook has changed its logo for one day only on Monday – and it’s for a brilliant reason.
When you open the Facebook app on your smartphone today, you will see the regular lower case Facebook logo change to the faces of women from different cultures.
The change comes as part of International Women’s Day on March 8.
International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.
The world has made unprecedented advances, but no country has achieved gender equality.
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On the homepage today, the FB logo turns into bobble heads of eight different women who come together in a hug.
Users are then redirected to a page carrying Women’s Day related posts.
Any posts with a #internationalwomenday or related hashtags show up here for you to view in one handy location.
“We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world,” says the International Women’s Day official website.
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