13 hours ago
Monday, February 10, 2020
News and Commentary: No New Announcement On Last Names, Yet
On November 21, Linden Lab stated that they were "working furiously" to have the option for residents to get a last name or change it (if they had a Premium account) by January 31. Since then, the only announcement on the subject was their contest asking for suggestions for last names, and January 31 came and went with no option for last names.
So why no announcement over the past several days? One can only guess. Perhaps the Lindens feel they're on the verge of solving one or two technical issues and that finishing the big change is just around the corner. Or perhaps when they tried testing the change, they keep finding bugs and decided to take a little extra time to squash them before releasing the option.
There should be an announcement on the issue soon. In fact, it might be later today.