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… Facebook may be holding firm to its real-name policy, but at least the social network is giving users more options when it comes to alternative names on their accounts. Users can now choose to add the following types of alternative names to their accounts: Nickname Maiden name Alternate spelling Married name Father’s name Birth name Former…
Facebook did not budge on its real-name policy in a meeting Wednesday at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., with activists representing the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community and drag queens, with the only concession being a promise to reinstate deleted profiles for two weeks, which did little to quell anger toward the social network.
… Facebook’s enforcement of its real-name policy has put it at odds with a community that it has a strong history of supporting, the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community, as drag queens who use names that are not their legal names are being forced to change the names on their accounts on the social network. (more…) New Career…