Monday, February 23, 2015

Facebook Accused of Suspending Accounts of Native Americans, Asking They Use "Real Names"

Although many Second Life users are perfectly happy with using their real-life names on Facebook, for others they would prefer to use their account names as what they post is mainly about what they experience in the virtual world. Unfortunately for the latter, Facebook's official policy is that users must use their real life identities as their profile name. As it turns out, their "Real Names Only" policy isn't just affecting users of the planet's most populated virtual world. Some American Indians have complained Facebook refuses to recognize the names they use in real life as real names, and have their accounts suspended for using them.

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