Facebook adds civil unions, domestic partnerships to relationship choices

    Now people in civil unions and domestic partnerships can be subjected to seeing their relationships play out over social media. Facebook has added both to its list of relationship status choices, the Associated Press reports. Users in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., France and Australia have the expanded romance option. Embarassing photos, oversharing and status updates about your cat are still required.

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