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    Social Networking Why does Google+ insist on having your real name?

    APS Jul 29, 2011

    1. APS

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    2. Shortie861

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      That's a bit harsh. I would have thought that it was your choice on whether you wanted to put your true real name on a social networking site or not, being penalised for it seems very harsh. Lets hope this isn't going to be a bad thing for Google+
       
    3. zararina

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      I would not like Google+ new social network for that. Anyways, how would they ensure it was a rel name used on that account? It is always better if its the choice of the account owner to use his real name rather it is imposed.
       
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      Does make you wonder how they find out if it is your real name. Unless it's the use of silly names they are not allowing rather than proper names?
       
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      Join with the name Richard Head and I bet it gets passed ok :)
       
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      :lol: hmm I wonder if they would take that kind of thing into consideration :D