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.
Celebrities and other public figures will soon have the chance to verify their accounts and display a preferred "alternative name," TechCrunch reports.
German court says it has no jurisdiction over the social network because its European headquarters are in Ireland.
Google's social network will now let users identify themselves with pseudonyms, as long as those alternative identities are "established."
A new doodle has found its way onto the Google home page, this one celebrating a legendary philosopher and theologian.
Comments on YouTube videos can be a wretched hive of scum and villainy. Now Google is arming uploaders with Google+ comment moderation powers.
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.
Google is set to allow people to create non-real identities on its Google+ social network, and it will open the service up to everyone using Google Apps, including businesses.
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.
Google+ finally allows nicknames, Priceline is killing Shatner, and a solar radiation storm crashes communication systems.