Real Names

  • Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts

    … to a person, the name reflects the real or stage name of the person. If the account is a corporation or company account, the name reflects the real name of the corporation or company. The profile and/or header photo reflects the person, the corporation’s branding or the company’s branding. If the account is a corporate or company account, the email…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 7 readers -
  • 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

    … Blue Cross Blue Shield, meet blue thumbs up? According to a report by Reuters, Facebook is eyeing opportunities in the health-care sector, including online communities and applications. Three people familiar with the social network’s plans told Reuters Facebook is considering the creation of online support communities to connect users…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 7 readers -
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