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See the Must Rad box in article for link.
The assumption is based on empirical evidence that most shooting games, most of the time are played by majority males. Although the researchers did not track the gender of those responding to friend requests, they said that, anecdotally, the vast majority of their interactions during the tests were with males. It is //possible// that these friend request responses were mainly from women and girls, but vanishingly unlikely.
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