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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 Dec. 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 Feb. 15, 2012

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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 Feb. 15, 2013

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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 Jan. 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 Sep. 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 Oct. 10, 2013

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Google+ to get brand pages soon

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.

By Oct. 19, 2011

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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 Feb. 16, 2012

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It's raining protons

Google+ finally allows nicknames, Priceline is killing Shatner, and a solar radiation storm crashes communication systems.

By Jan. 24, 2012