Name Droppers

McCracken, Harry
October 2011
Time;10/10/2011, Vol. 178 Issue 14, p58
The article looks at the efforts of online social networking websites such as Google+ and Facebook to prevent users from creating fictional names. The author considers how aliases may be used for online personalities to provide anonymity for political dissidents and gay teens seeking to avoid bullying. Comments from Google+ executive Bradley Horowitz are also presented.


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