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Oculus:
Oculus to roll out social features and games to Samsung Gear VR on Thursday, will add personalized Facebook content to 360 videos next week   —  Join Friends in VR with New Oculus Social Features  —  Now you can experience games, videos, and more with friends in VR!
Mar 9, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Yik Yak asks users to create user names for their posts but still allows posting anonymously   —  Yik Yak asks users to create user names in a step away from anonymity  —  Yik Yak, the anonymous social network popular on college campuses, is asking users to create user names.
Mar 8, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Facebook rolls out expected changes to how it enforces real name policy, starting in US   —  Facebook is changing the way it enforces its real name policy  —  After enduring more than a year of criticism, Facebook is making major changes to the way it enforces its real name policy.
Dec 15, 2015, 1:21 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Raspberry Pi Foundation And U.K.'s Code Club Merge For Global Push To Get Kids Coding   —  Make way for ‘Pi Club’ (not its real name): The not-for-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation, makers of the wildly popular $35 Raspberry Pi microprocessor, and the U.K.-based volunteer-led charitable organization Code Club …
Nov 3, 2015, 9:10 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook tweaks real name policy: starting in December, users will be allowed to provide context when Facebook requires their name be “confirmed”   —  Facebook Responds To Open Letter Criticizing ‘Real Names’ Policy  —  Facebook today announced a couple of process improvements meant …
Oct 30, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context
Julia Fioretti / Reuters:
German regulator orders Facebook to allow pseudonyms   —  Facebook may not prevent its users from using fake names, a German privacy watchdog said on Tuesday, in the latest privacy setback for the U.S. company in Europe.  —  The Hamburg data protection authority, which is responsible …
Jul 28, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Builds A Rough Road Back For Those Booted By Its “Real Name” Policy   —  Process hell and faceless bureaucracy may await those locked out of their accounts — even when they use their legal names.  —  Eveshka Ghost  —  Eveshka Ghost  —  Until recently, Daniel Wilson …
Jul 19, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Facebook confirms people can use chosen names, clarifies rules regarding hate speech, nudity, and more   —  Facebook clarifies community standards, confirms people can use chosen names  —  Social network says some nudity is acceptable too  —  Facebook clarified its real name policy on Sunday night …
Mar 16, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
With a Few Bits of Data, Researchers Identify ‘Anonymous’ People   —  Even when real names and other personal information are stripped from big data sets, it is often possible to use just a few pieces of the information to identify a specific person, according to a study to be published Friday in the journal Science.
Feb 1, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Intel Turns Off Russian Forums, Blogs & Comments In Response To Russian Blogging Law   —  Back in April of last year, we were among the first to report on a very dangerous new law in Russia targeting bloggers, requiring any blogger or social media user with more than 3,000 “visitors” a day to register their real name with the government.
Jan 5, 2015, 10:20 PMIn context

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