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Gail Sullivan / Washington Post:
Social network Ello, which unlike Facebook does not enforce real names, sees rapid growth amid interest from LGBT community   —  Social network Ello gets boost after Facebook boots drag queens  —  “You are not a product,” its manifesto declares.  It decries social networks that track and record …
Sep 25, 2014, 3:05 PMIn context
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
Facebook is under fire from gay and transgender users who are being forced to use real names   —  There have been multiple reports that Facebook is forcing gay and transgender users to use their legal names instead of their online personas or chosen names, as part of a crackdown on pseudonyms, despite the danger this poses to some users
Sep 14, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Secret Den:
Secret replaces photo library access with Flickr access, adds polls, moves to block posts with real names   —  Image search, Questions and Safety  —  When we first designed Secret, we set a few key principles.  Today, we're releasing an update focused on one of them: Words are the centerpiece.
Aug 22, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Paul Carsten / Reuters:
China to force real-name registrations on public accounts of instant messaging apps; blocks KakaoTalk and Line   —  China imposes new restrictions on instant messaging tools: Xinhua  —  (Reuters) - China will force real-name registrations on users of instant messaging tools …
Aug 7, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Google:
Google+ removes all name restrictions, apologizes for “unnecessarily difficult experiences”   —  When we launched Google+ over three years ago, we had a lot of restrictions on what name you could use on your profile.  This helped create a community made up of real people …
Jul 15, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Xbox One update unlocks entertainment apps, adds real names   —  Update rolls out this week and adds external hard drive support  —  Microsoft is rolling out updates this week that will allow Xbox One owners to use external hard drives with their consoles, control their TVs using the OneGuide interface …
Jun 4, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter's Emerging Market Strategy Includes Its Own Version Of A “Facebook Zero” Like Service Called “Twitter Access”   —  Mobile carriers around the world are touting their involvement in a program called “Twitter Zero,” but that's not its real name.  —  In 2010, Facebook revealed …
May 30, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Major Nelson / Xbox Wire:
External Storage, Real Names and More Coming with Xbox One System Update in June   —  With the next system update coming in June, we're thrilled to announce two of your most-requested features will be here soon: external storage support and real names for identifying your friends.
May 21, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Secret Is Working On A Private Chat Feature   —  Anonyfish has been the only way to move a Secret conversation offline or somewhere with real names.  But anonymous sharing app Secret plans to release its own native private chat feature, founders David Bytow and Chrys Bader-Wechseler confirmed today on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY.
May 6, 2014, 7:45 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Dating App Tinder to Launch Verification Program for Stars (Exclusive)   —  CEO Sean Rad tells THR that celebrities will soon be able to bypass Tinder's Facebook login to create accounts using their real names.  —  Tinder has sparked a fire in Hollywood.  —  The mobile dating app …
Mar 12, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context

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