Real-Name Policy

  • Is Facebook Bringing Back Rooms App as Part of Messenger?

    … were clearly not crowded enough, as the app was shelved in December 2015, along with fellow Facebook Creative Labs efforts Slingshot and Riff. “Developer evangelist” Chris Messina shared the following references to a Rooms feature that he discovered within the source code for Messenger with Josh Constine of TechCrunch: “Introducing rooms.” “Rooms…

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  • Social X Marks the Spot for Anonymity on Facebook

    With Facebook insisting that it will maintain its real-name policy, technology outfit Virtual Artifacts came up with a solution that combines the benefits of Facebook pages with the freedom of anonymity — its Social X application. Virtual Artifacts also announced the launch of Social X Community CRM, a companion customer-relationship-management tool for brands to deploy the ...

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  • Facebook Expands Options for Alternative Names

    … 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…

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  • Developers of Room App Blindsided by Facebooks’ Rooms App

    … real names. Room co-founders Damien Rottemberg and Frank-David Cohen told 9to5Mac they are considering legal action against Facebook, with Rottemberg, also the chief technology officer at Room, issuing the following statement: We don’t know what happened, if something was leaked from VCs (venture-capital firms) we were talking to that are very…

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  • A Blueprint to Facebook’s Rooms ‘Anonymous App’

    … when it acquired link-sharing service Branch, where he had been CEO, introduced Rooms in a post on the new Rooms blog: One of the magical things about the early days of the Web was connecting with people who you would never encounter otherwise in your daily life. Forums, message boards and chat rooms were meeting places for people who didn’t…

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  • REPORT: Facebook to Launch Anonymous App

    … While Facebook has stuck with its policy of requiring its users’ real names, co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg mentioned in a January cover story for Bloomberg Businessweek that the social network would not require real names for the separate, stand-alone applications it was developing. Evidence of this policy shift may rear its head…

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  • REPORT: Facebook Exploring Health Care Entry

    … suffering from similar ailments, as well as “preventative care” apps to help users improve their lifestyle choices. Everything is still in the idea stage, the sources told Reuters, but Facebook has met with medical-industry experts and entrepreneurs, and the social network also established a research-and-development unit to test potential apps. A “former…

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