and can’t get up … using the contents of your browsing history, this little script here can remind you.
I’m not liking the implications that this has for targeted advertising – it’s great for advertisers for sure, but for me, well, I have all the “feminist” toolboxes I need thank you very much…
Moving on, what makes a web site male or female? “So what I did is I modified the SocialHistory JS so that it polled the browser to find out which of the Quantcast top 10k sites were visited. I then apply the ratio of male to female users for each site and with some basic math determine a guestimate of your gender.”
Hmmm, not convinced. However… for fun… this is the analysis for me:
Likelihood of you being FEMALE is 87%
Likelihood of you being MALE is 13%
Site Male-Female Ratio myspace.com 0.74 youtube.com 1 facebook.com 0.83 blogger.com 1.06 flickr.com 1.15 hotmail.com 0.83 greyhound.com 0.72 godaddy.com 1.17 etsy.com 0.44 stumbleupon.com 1.15 gmail.com 0.9 w3.org 1.27 lovemyflash.com 0.48
What have we learned today? Besides confirming that I am a chick, we’ve also discovered that ladies are more likely to travel by bus while the guys prefer to stumble around, and Youtube is the great equalizer.