Facebook changes ‘real names’ policy to provide context for chosen names

Facebook changes ‘real names’ policy to provide context for chosen names Starting in December, you will be able to change your Facebook name to match whatever identity you want—if you have a good enough reason. On Friday, BuzzFeed reported that Facebook will soon start making changes to how it enforces its “real names” policy. Facebook users who want to use a name other than their legal name will be able to provide context and additional details as to why. Secondly, Facebook users who are reporting a profile name they believe to be fake will have to provide their reasoning. These changes...

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