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… According to Facebook Product Manager Kelly Winters, members of the site will be prompted to take advantage of the new “Take A Break” feature once they change their status from “In A Relationship” to “Single.” How it works: Users will “see less of a former partner’s name and profile picture around Facebook without having to unfriend or block them. Their posts won’t show up in News Feed, and their name won’t be suggested when people write a new message or tag friends in photos…This work is part of our ongoing effort to develop resources for people who may be going through difficult moments in their lives,” Winters explained. “We hope these tools will help people end relationships on Facebook with greater ease, comfort and sense of control.” Facebook began testing the new feature in the United States on Facebook Mobile Thursday…


Spotify Now Offering Six Months Of Paid Parental Leave

Thursday, digital music streaming company Spotify announced their generous new Global Parental Leave Policy, which provides full-time employees with six months of 100% paid leave. Both moms and dads will be able to take their leave up until the child’s third birthday. Even better, Spotify employees who welcomed a child since the beginning of 2013 will also be eligible to take advantage of the new program. “This policy best defines who we are as a company, born out of a Swedish culture that places an emphasis on a healthy work/family balance, gender equality and the ability for every parent to spend quality time with the people that matter most in their lives,” said Katerina Berg, Spotify’s Chief Human Resources Officer in a news release…


Princeton University Considers Dropping Woodrow Wilson’s Name

Princeton University has agreed to consider removing the name of former school president and President of the United States Woodrow Wilson‘s name removed from some of its buildings. Wilson became a point of contention after student activists banded together to call for the removal of his namesake due to his racist past. Student activists from the Black Justice League held an organized 32-hour sit-down in the offices of Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber, demanding that the school take a closer look at Wilson. According to a report from NBC News, the issue that ignited the peaceful demonstration was Wilson’s support of segregation and a call to bring about diversity awareness. President Eisgruber signed the agreement and promises to address the students’ concerns…


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