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pseudonyms

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Facebook wins German case on pseudonym ban

German court says it has no jurisdiction over the social network because its European headquarters are in Ireland.

By February 15, 2013

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German state orders Facebook to allow pseudonyms

The data-protection agency in one German state ordered the social network to end its policy of requiring members to establish accounts under their real names. Other states may follow.

By December 18, 2012

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Facebook to launch verified accounts with pseudonyms

Celebrities and other public figures will soon have the chance to verify their accounts and display a preferred "alternative name," TechCrunch reports.

By February 15, 2012

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Google+ rescinds real-name mandate

Reversing its three-year-old policy, Google relents and will now no longer require people to provide their real names to access Google+.

By July 15, 2014

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Google+ chief Vic Gundotra departs after 8 years

Google's social maestro Vic Gundotra leaves the company, raising questions about the future of the troubled Google+ social network.

By April 24, 2014

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Google+ updates policy to address identity crisis

Google's social network will now let users identify themselves with pseudonyms, as long as those alternative identities are "established."

By January 23, 2012

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Søren Kierkegaard celebrated with Google doodle

A new doodle has found its way onto the Google home page, this one celebrating a legendary philosopher and theologian.

By May 5, 2013

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YouTube gets the yuck out in comments cleanup

Comments on YouTube videos can be a wretched hive of scum and villainy. Now Google is arming uploaders with Google+ comment moderation powers.

By September 24, 2013

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Enhance privacy by being deliberately inaccurate

Devise a fake you that is close enough to the real you for friends to recognize, but that doesn't disclose personal information to strangers.

By October 10, 2013

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Facebook embraces stage names

The head of the Fair Labor Association calls a Foxconn factory "first class," Apple is stopping apps from snatching address book data, and celebrities don't need to go by their real names on Facebook.

By February 16, 2012