Real-Name Policy

  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 8 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 4 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 7 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 8 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 7 readers -
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