Seattle Performer’s Petition To Fight Facebook Naming Policy Takes Off

A petition has been created on Change.org by Olivia LaGarce asking for signatures to support the demand that performers of all sorts be able to use their stage names (pseudonyms) as the name on their personal Facebook accounts. The petition states, “Recently, Facebook has been locking many performers out of Continue Reading

Facebook Naming Debacle Takes Unfortunate Turn

Facebook executives’ hardline stance on ridding the social media site of users who utilize pseudonyms in their profiles takes a bizarre new turn today.  A handful of Facebook users are now targeting the drag community by actively searching out those users of non-birth names and reporting them directly to Facebook. Continue Reading

#MyNameIsRoma Facebook Protest Canceled As Talks Are Announced

Facebook.com’s current usage policy is insisting people to use “real” names, a move that could destroy the privacy of people who use stage names or pseudonyms online for both safety and personal reasons. It appears that enforcement of the policy has been stepped up recently. Facebook recently contacted a number of Continue Reading