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Online petition urges Facebook to remove ‘fat’ emoji from status updates

 

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A group of body-image activists are circulating an online petition that asks Facebook to remove a “feeling fat” status and emoji from status-update options.

The Change.org petition has amassed more than 14,000 signatures so far, and sparked a debate over whether the social network is promoting body-shaming.

“Feeling fat” currently appears as one of many preset options included in Facebook’s dropdown list of status updates…

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