Real-Name Policy

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

    … Is Facebook’s shuttered stand-alone Rooms application coming back to life as part of Messenger? The social network introduced Rooms in October 2014, saying at the time that it was intended to bring users together to discuss topics of their choice with text, photos and videos, and without having to use their real names. However, those Rooms…

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  • Social X Marks the Spot for Anonymity on Facebook

    … in communities linked to existing Facebook pages. Founder and CEO Jean Dobey added: This ground-breaking app will revolutionize the way people express themselves online by giving them the security of knowing they can freely share their views without the risk of what they say being used against them or exploited by others. We created Social X to give…

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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’

    … images, colors, member permissions and even the like button. And while Facebook continues to enforce its real-name policy on the social network itself and its flagship apps, Rooms users can create different identities for different rooms and contexts. Product manager Josh Miller, who spearheaded the launch of Rooms after joining Facebook in January…

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  • REPORT: Facebook to Launch Anonymous App

    …: We will be forming Facebook’s Conversations group, based in New York City, with the goal of helping people connect with others around their interests. Their pitch to us was: “Build Branch at Facebook scale!” Zuckerberg said in the Bloomberg Businessweek interview: I don’t know if the balance has swung too far, but I definitely think we’re…

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  • REPORT: Facebook Exploring Health Care Entry

    … that has come under fire for its privacy policies regarding much less sensitive information be able to assure users that their medical information is safe? Frank Williams, CEO of health software and services company Evolent Health, told Reuters Facebook’s real-name policy may prove to be the biggest obstacle, suggesting that users would prefer…

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