MENLO PARK, California (The Adobo Chronicles, San Jose Bureau) – What happens on the Internet shows up on the Internet.
It is no secret that Facebook and other social media platforms track your every move — the places you go to, what you buy, your relationships, your financial accounts and more.
But who knew that Facebook also tracks your sexual orientation and gender preference?
If you’ve posted anything on your wall that’s closely linked to the LGBT community, then Facebook now tags you as such — gay!
This month, in celebration of PRIDE, gay men and women started noticing a new emoticon on their Facebook accounts. And it’s rainbow-colored!
If you happen to be straight and the gay emoticon shows up, you are advised to contact Facebook immediately to correct the error. If you do nothing, the gay tag will forever be on your FB account.