Trademe ‘ sexist ‘ Gift finder tweaked, after online petition launched

Trade Me's Gift Finder tool is attracting some unwanted attention. Photo / file

Trade Me’s Gift Finder tool is attracting some unwanted attention. Photo / file NZ Herald

In response to an online petition criticising Trade Me’s Gift Finder tool as “sexist” Trademe has tweaked their tool so that it will cater better for the non ‘ girly girl.’
The new tool was presented to the author of the petition and she was invited to search for an appropriate gift for a girl who liked building.
Suggested gifts included…

 

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Trademe’s changes have been praised by Brian Dudman, a father of two boys, who said that the tool “made my Christmas shopping so much easier this year.”
In under ten minutes he had found the following gifts for his sons after using the search term ‘Girly Boy.
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